Man arrested in burglary probe

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POLICE have arrested a man after an elderly woman was injured in a burglary at her home in Worksop.

The 31-year-old local man has been released on bail and police have stressed they still need to speak to anyone who has information about the incident.

A burglar entered the home of the 88-year-old woman on Saturday, at about 9.45pm, armed with a 6in knife.

He demanded money from the woman but she refused, tried to fight him off, and suffered a cut to her hand during the struggle.

The burglar carried out a search of the address before fleeing on foot. It is not thought anything was stolen.

He is described as white and wearing a grey hooded top, which was pulled over his face, and blue jeans.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

n Witnesses should call 101.