Woman, 80, Assaulted, Stabbed and Robbed Inside Home


UPDATED: Wednesday January 25, 2012 6:56 AM

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion and stabbing in Coolville on Brandeberry Road on Monday night.

The 80-year-old victim called for help Tuesday morning, Sheriff Patrick Kelly said. She told the dispatcher she could not remember anything and was unconscious all night.

The woman was beaten and stabbed inside her home, deputies said.

She was taken by helicopter for treatment at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, 10TV News reported.

Investigators believe the culprits were after cash and drugs and $300 was missing from the victim’s wallet.

The woman’s name was not released pending the investigation.

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