Elderly Mandurah woman left shaken, injured after sex predator attack

Elderly Mandurah woman left shaken, injured after sex predator attack

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An elderly lady has been left shaken with head injuries after an intruder broke into her home south of Perth and attempted to sexually assault her.

Police said the woman in her 80s was home alone in her Greenfields home in the early hours of Sunday when a man gained entry, startling the elderly pensioner.

A man is assisting police with their enquiries.Credit:Rohan Thomson

A police spokesman said the man grabbed the woman and attempted to sexually assault her before leaving.

“As a result of the assault, the elderly woman received bruising and abrasions to her face and swelling to her hand,” he said.