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Coventry Telegraph - - NEWS - Blanche Row­lands suf­fered fa­cial in­juries and a bro­ken arm

PO­LICE have re­leased pic­tures of an 88-year-old widow who was at­tacked in her home by a bur­glar.

Blanche Row­lands suf­fered fa­cial in­juries when she was as­saulted by Jef­frey Earp, 50, dur­ing a vi­o­lent bur­glary at her home in New­town, Powys in June last year.

Earp, of New­town, ad­mit­ted rob­bery and con­spir­acy to com­mit bur­glary and was jailed for 14 years and four months at Caernar­fon Crown Court.

Keith Gro­gan, 42, and Carl Bar­rett, 51, both also from the town, also ad­mit­ted con­spir­acy to com­mit bur­glary and were each jailed for three years.

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