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Edinburgh woman, 85, found injured in home

Police have asked for anyone in the area at the time to contact them. Picture: Julie Bull

Police have asked for anyone in the area at the time to contact them. Picture: Julie Bull

AN 85-YEAR-OLD woman found with life-threatening injuries in Edinburgh may have been attacked in her own home, police said.

The pensioner was discovered at a house in Morningside Grove at 5pm yesterday.

Detective Superintendent David McLaren, who said police are in the early stages of their investigation, have appealed for anyone in the area in the hours before the woman was found to get in contact.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the Morningside Grove area between 2pm and 5pm today to make contact with us as a matter of urgency,” said Mr McLaren

“I particularly want to hear from anyone who was in the area and saw anything unusual or anyone acting suspiciously.”

Anyone with any information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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