Woman assaulted

A 78 year old woman has been assaulted in her own home in the early hours of the morning.

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Picture released of woman's injuries

Police have released a picture of a 78 year old woman's injuries, after she was attacked in her home.

Officers were called to Whinlatter Road, in Whitehaven in the early hours of Wednesday morning (31st October).

The woman said two men in balaclavas came into her bedroom, threatened her and pushed her, before stealing money and valuables.

A 25 year old man from Whitehaven was arrested and has since been released.

The woman was left with injuries to her arm Credit: Cumbria Police

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