Woman, 87, raped in her own home in UK

Friday, March 28, 2008

Between the hours of 3:00 pm and 8:45 pm GMT on Monday, March 24, 2008, an 87-year-old woman was raped in her own home in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.

Specially trained officers interviewed the victim, who is described as being in a vulnerable state, and a team of 20 detectives are working on the case. House-to-house inquiries are being made in the area of the attack between St Peter's Road and Victoria Road, Great Yarmouth.

A 41-year-old man arrested for an unrelated incident of rape in the nearby town of Gorleston is being questioned regarding last Monday's crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Insp. Armes at Yarmouth CID on 0845-4564567.