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Man held over attack on pensioner at Doagh Road, Newtownabbey

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 9th May 2012 08:13:56

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attack on a pensioner on Saturday in Newtownabbey.

The 72-year-old was left with cuts to his face and a suspected broken ankle after disturbing an intruder at his home on the Doagh Road.

The pensioner had returned to his house at about 17:40 BST to find a stranger inside.

The suspected attacker was seen on the Doagh Road shortly before the attack carrying a bag with alcohol inside.

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BBC News, 2012. Man held over attack on pensioner at Doagh Road, Newtownabbey [Online] (Updated 9th May 2012)
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