94 year old man critical after being attacked in his home

A 94 year old man critically ill after being attacked during a robbery at his home. It happened at around 4am on Sunday the 22nd of May, two men forced their way into a property on Priory Close in Sale and began searching the place.

The pensioner, was sleeping and heard the commotion before going to investigate, but one of the offenders grabbed him and hit him in the face.

The victim was then pushed to the ground where he was held down whilst the other by the man whilst his partner in crime continued to search the address. The offenders then rifled through the occupants living room before running from the address, leaving the victim on the floor. They left the property with cash stolen from a jar used to pay for the parking at his local hospital.

Both offenders are described as white men wearing dark blue coats and gloves. One was around 5ft 7in tall and the second approximately 5ft 9in. The victim is currently in hospital receiving emergency treatment for a life threatening brain injury.

“The victim was left all alone injured and in shock on the floor by the two offenders.

“They did not give the condition of their victim a second thought, only caring about what they could get their hands on.

“Given the timing of the incident, it is possible that people may have heard a disturbance taking place before seeing the offenders flee the scene.

“I would like to urge anybody with information to please come forward and contact police.”

– PC Martin Hill of GMP’s Trafford Borough