South Scotland

Annan woman, 92, assaulted by doorstep robber

Police have launched an investigation after a 92-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed on her doorstep in Annan.

The incident happened in the town's Millpark Terrace at about 22:50 on Thursday.

The woman opened her door to a man who threatened her and then robbed her of a purse containing cash.

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said the woman suffered cuts to her head in the attack. The man was wearing dark clothing with a hood over his head.

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