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04/12/2012 03:36 pm ET Updated Jun 12, 2012

99-Year-Old Woman Hit In The Head, Duct-Taped During Home Invasion

An elderly woman was knocked to the floor before having her mouth duct-taped during a home invasion Wednesday in the 700 block of Washington Avenue, police said.

The 99-year-old was also struck in the head and face during the attack, suffering minor injuries. Assistant Police Chief Steve Lucchesi said the woman suffered a slight injury to her left arm, but declined treatment from paramedics who responded to the scene.

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