Arrest after elderly woman attacked by burglar in Havant

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A MAN has been arrested after a woman in her 80s was left with a broken eye socket in a burglary.

The woman also suffered cuts and bruises when she was assaulted at home in Havant, on Friday.

The burglar had broken into her home at 3.30am.

A 43-year-old man was arrested on Sunday and was bailed for medical treatment.

Hampshire police said officers expect to question the man in the next few days.

Anyone with information should call Waterlooville CID on 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.