Devon

Sexual assault on woman in her 80s in Plymouth

A "serious sexual assault" on a woman in her 80s is being investigated by police in Plymouth.

Officers said the victim was assaulted in a property in the Southway area of the city. They said they were contacted on Sunday about the incident.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "This is a particularly horrible crime but thankfully very rare."

Police said the victim was being supported by her family.

Detectives investigating the incident are keen to hear from anyone with information.

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