Elderly woman attacked in Morwell aggravated burglary
From Victoria Police
Police are investigating an aggravated burglary at an address in Morwell this morning which has left an elderly female with facial injuries (14 September).
It is believed a male entered the house on Princes Drive through an open door about 6.30am.
The 83-year-old female occupant who was home at the time, was assaulted by the intruder and has sustained injuries to her face and hands.
The intruder had his face covered, including a mask that covered his eyes and was wearing gloves.
He demanded cash and the victim told him the location of her handbag.
The victim ran to a neighbouring address and contacted police.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.gov.au