A GRANDMOTHER suffered draining on the brain after being pounded in her own home by a man sanctimonious to be policeman.
The antagonist even threatened to cut off 80-year-old Joan Ufton’s hands if she refused to palm over her jewellery.
The horrific attack took place on Jan 2 and left the grandmother with a broken nose among other injuries.
Joan has lived in her home in Derby for 18 years and was home alone needlework when someone began regularly knocking on her doorway asking to be let into the property.
She used her intercom complement to see who was there but the assailant had covered both his face and the camera.
However, he told the licentiate that he was a police officer who had been sent to check up on her.
She chose not to open the doorway and returned to her knitting.
Moments later, the man forced his way into the skill before rising a aroused attack.
The assailant hit Joan in the face, promulgation her drifting opposite the room.
The impact caused horrific facial injuries.
He then dragged her opposite the building into her bedroom where he demanded money.
Speaking to the Derby Telegraph, Joan said: “I went to my intercom complement where we can see who is buzzing and we beheld this person had covered his face and had put a label in front of where the camera is.
“I was very questionable given we wondered who would be job for me at this time of night.
“He pronounced he was the police and pronounced my family had asked him to come and revisit to see if we was OK.
“I told him we was excellent and abandoned it.
“I sat down and carried on needlework again but then he called again and again. Then all of a remarkable we listened a large smash.
“He detonate into my home and had his face covered, all we could see was his eyes.
“He pronounced ‘give me your income now, give it me’.
“I told him we didn’t have any but he beheld we had 5 bullion rings on.
“He pronounced ‘get those rings off now else I’ll cut your hands off’.”
She combined that the assailant screamed and shouted at her, irreverence and arising some-more threats.
He done off with £230 of her grant money, dozens of cigarettes and even pennies she had been collecting.
Recalling the events, Joan pronounced she was left feeling “absolutely terrified.”
She said: “It was totally out of the blue. we feel frightened by the whole situation. we don’t know who is unresolved around my house.
“I have been struggling to see scrupulously since. It’s been a nightmare.
“I was taken to hospital and they pronounced we had a teenager drain on the brain, a fractured nose and really bad bruising.”
Joan added: “The bruising is coming and some-more and some-more and it looks terrible.
“I feel sick that this has happened to me. we can't trust we have finished up with a face like this.”
A mouthpiece for Derbyshire police reliable that a man had been charged with theft, aggravated thievery and wounding with intent.
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