Man ar­rested af­ter as­sault and theft

The Free Press (Corowa) - - FRONT PAGE -

A Corowa man has been ar­rested fol­low­ing the as­sault of an el­derly women at her Hume Street home last week.

Po­lice al­lege the man, be­lieved to be 21, broke into the victim’s home on Wed­nes­day night at ap­prox­i­mately 11pm but was told to leave the prop­erty by the res­i­dents of the home.

He al­legedly re­turned to the home at 2.20am on Thurs­day, as­sault­ing the el­derly victim and leav­ing with al­co­hol and the pet dog.

The man was ar­rested nearly two hours later in Cadell Street.

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