Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Elderly woman attacked by burglar in Havant

An elderly woman suffered a fractured eye socket, cuts and bruising when she was attacked by a burglar in her home.

The victim, in her 80s, was assaulted in the early hours of Friday in Havant, Hampshire.

Police said the attacker was a man, described as aged between 30 and 40 years old, tall and of "sturdy" build and wearing dark clothing.

Officers are appealing for information about the attack, which happened in Lymbourn Road at about 03:30 GMT.

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