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Thieves Attempt To Strangle Elderly Woman During Home Invasion

Posted at 12:30 PM, Apr 24, 2017

Authorities in Sumner County have asked the public’s help after an elderly woman was assaulted during a robbery.

The incident happened at 11 a.m. Saturday at a home on Scotty Parker Road in Sumner County.

Investigators said the 75-year-old victim claims two men knocked on her door and asked for a place to rent.

They then allegedly demanded money but she didn’t comply. At some point, the woman was reportedly strangled and bound. 

Anyone with information should contact the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office or Detective Lance Hampton at 615-452-2616.