Suspect arrested after elderly man assaulted in his home in Mansfield

Detectives investigating an assault on an elderly man in his Mansfield home have arrested a suspect.

Sunday, 22nd May 2022, 3:40 pm
Detectives investigating an incident where an elderly man was assaulted in his own home in Mansfield have arrested a suspect
Detectives investigating an incident where an elderly man was assaulted in his own home in Mansfield have arrested a suspect

The victim was attacked by a man who entered his address off Bellamy Road yesterday (May 21).

He suffered facial and leg injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are not currently believed to be life-threatening or life-altering.

His wallet and mobile phone were also stolen during the incident, which happened at around 6.10am.

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Detective Sergeant Lauren Morgan, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a nasty incident in which a man was assaulted in his own home by an intruder.

"Thankfully incidents like this are incredibly rare and enquiries are ongoing. I am pleased that as a result of a lot of hard work and a great team effort, involving several police departments, we managed to quickly locate and arrest a suspect. Our investigation is ongoing.”