A man has been charged in connection with the burglary of a woman's home in Newark.
The elderly victim found a man at her home at around 22:30 on Wednesday.
She hit the intruder with her walking sticks but he pushed her over. He then left the property but was arrested nearby.
A 39-year-old man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates court today, facing charges of burglary and actual bodily harm.