Cumbria

Cumbria woman, 78, attacked by raiders

An elderly woman has been attacked by two men in her home in Cumbria.

The raiders forced their way into the house on Whinlatter Road, Whitehaven, in the early hours and stole money and other valuables.

The woman, 78, sustained bruising and minor cuts and was treated at home by paramedics.

A 25-year-old Whitehaven man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and remains in police custody.

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