Elderly woman assaulted during burglary

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A woman in her 80s has been assaulted and injured and another woman in her 70s has been left badly shaken after a burglary in Lurgan.

The older woman was attacked at about 5.45am after she discovered an intruder in their house on Mary Street. Lurgan.

After assaulting the pensioner, the man left the house empty-handed.

The victim received medical treatment at her home for her injury. The other woman was not physically hurt.

The burglar was wearing a black, hooded top.

Police have appealed to anyone with information about the attack to contact them.