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Burglar Attacks Elderly Landlord

A 72-year-old landlord from Devon says he's lucky to be alive after an intruder broke into his pub and attacked him with an iron bar.

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Elderly landlord says he is lucky to be alive

A 72-year-old landlord from Devon says he's lucky to be alive after an intruder broke into his pub and attacked him with an iron bar.

Godfrey Perkins from Tavistock was woken up in the early hours of Monday morning by the burglar. He escaped with minor injuries but police say he could have easily been been killed in the violent assault. Claire Manning reports.

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