Man, 96, attacked in claw hammer burglary in Taunton



A 96-year-old man has been left with life-threatening injuries after being attacked with a claw hammer in a suspected distraction burglary.
The attack on Wednesday happened after the man was asked by a cold caller if he needed any work doing to his Taunton house, Avon and Somerset Police said.
When he refused, he was attacked, leaving him with serious injuries.
The man raised the alarm with his neighbour before being taken to hospital.
Officers said it was not yet clear if anything had been taken from the house but they were treating the attack as part of a distraction burglary.
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23 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 121
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