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£5,000 reward to catch burglars who beat up 95-year-old woman in her home in Alderney Gardens, Wickford
3:16pm Tuesday 1st October 2013 in Echo News
THE charity Crimestoppers is offering a £5,000 reward for anyone with information about a burglary in which a 95-year-old woman was attacked in her own home.
The elderly victim's face was left battered and bruised after three burglars broke into her home in Alderney Gardens, Wickford, through a first-floor window.
She also suffered a broken pelvis.
It happened at about 9pm on Saturday, August 24, which was was over the bank holiday weekend and a number of areas in south Essex were affected by severe flooding.
Anyone with information that could help police catch the culprits can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Alternatively witnesses can still contact Basildon police station on 101.
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