84-year-old woman seriously assaulted by intruder in North Turramurra

Police are investigating after an elderly woman was seriously assaulted by an intruder in Sydney’s Upper North Shore.

About 12.25pm yesterday (Saturday 16 November 2019), an 84-year-old woman returned to her unit within a retirement village on Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra, when she located an unknown male in her bedroom.

The man then seriously assaulted the woman, before he fled out the front door of the premises.

Emergency services were called and attended a short time later. A crime scene was established by officers from Kuring-Gai Police Area Command.

The woman was taken to Sydney Adventist Hospital for treatment to multiple serious injuries and lacerations to her face, chest and arm. She is currently in a serious but stable condition.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Anyone who observed anything suspicious in the area at the time, or anyone who may have been in the area with dashcam footage should contact police immediately.

There is no physical description of the man currently available.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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