Ashton mum left with fractured skull after brutal attack
Police are appealing for information following an horrifick attack that left a 65-year-old Ashton-under-Lyne, mother (unnamed) with a fractured skull.
In the early hours of last Tuesday morning, two men wearing balaclavas, broke into her home on Neal Avenue, Ashton, and battered her with metal bars after demanding money. She suffered multiple facial fractures, arm injuries and a fractured skull. She is recovering in hospital and is said to be in a stable condition.
Detective Inspector David Loughlin, of GMP's Tameside Borough, said:
"This was a vile attack on a vulnerable woman who was alone at home. She has been left in hospital being treated for some nasty injuries which could have been much worse."
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call police on 101 or Crime-stoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.