Saturday 18 January, 2020

Licks for $75; woman assaulted during home invasion

A 67-year-old woman is recovering after she was assaulted during a home invasion.

According to reports, around 11 am on Friday, the woman had just arrived at the premises along Ragbir Street, St Augustine when she observed the front door to the house had been rooted out.

Upon entering she was accosted by three men dressed in dark clothing.

They announced a robbery and started beating the victim about her body demanding money.

The men were only able to steal $75, since no valuables are usually kept on the property, the woman explained to police.

The suspects eventually escaped on foot.

The victim then made checks but nothing else appeared to be missing from the house.

She notified the police and PC St Clair is continuing inquiries.

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