15 March 2022

Police seek help after elderly woman badly hurt in home invasion

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A Narrandera woman was taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital after she was found bloodied and bruised in her home. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after reports an elderly woman was seriously injured during an aggravated break and enter on Monday.

About 8:30 am, 14 March 2022, an 84-year-old woman was found in her home on Twynam Street, Narrandera, covered in blood.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the woman at the scene for injuries to her face, including a fractured eye socket, swelling and bruising to both eyes, a deep cut to her cheek, and bruising to her back.

She was taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital and then airlifted to Canberra Hospital, where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

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Officers attached to Murrumbidgee Police District were notified and began an investigation into the cause of the woman’s injuries.

Strike Force Trebartha has been established to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A crime scene was established and the scene continues to be forensically examined.

As investigations continue, police urge anyone with information to contact Murrumbidgee Police District on 02 6969 4299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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