Beaten to a pulp in her own bed at 90; Appeal after sickening attack.
Byline: ALEXANDER BRITTON
A 90-YEAR-OLD woman is seriously ill in hospital after being subjected to a violent assault in her own bed.
Iris Warner was discovered by her 60-year-old son Jeffrey and was slipping in and out of consciousness.
She told police she DEFENCELESS Iris remembers being woken up in bed by a man standing over her and being struck in the face multiple times.
Jeffrey said: "We are shocked and appalled at the violence used against our mother Iris, better known as Anne to her friends and family - a defenceless 90-year-old-woman. It has left us feeling stunned and sickened." Images of the severe bruising suffered by Iris during the attack in Brent, north London, have been released by her family as they appeal for the public to come forward with information.
Scotland Yard said Iris's bedroom had been left in a "messy manner" but they have not yet established if anything was stolen.
The attack is believed to have happened at some point between last Saturday and Monday.
Detective Inspector Saj Hussain condemened the "absolutely terrifying" attack and appealed for information.
BATTERED Iris suffered horrendous bruising. Picture: PA