Humberside

Elderly woman badly injured in Scunthorpe home attack

An elderly woman is being treated in hospital for serious head injuries after being attacked at her home in Scunthorpe, police have said.

The woman was found in a "very fragile state" outside her home at West Common Gardens at about 14:45 BST on Tuesday.

She was taken for treatment to Scunthorpe General Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

Det Insp Alan Curtis, from Humberside Police, said the attack was "a very nasty assault on a vulnerable woman".

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact police.

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