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Elderly woman beaten, robbed at her home

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MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) -

Deputies in Mercer County are investigating a home invasion robbery of an 87-year-old woman near Princeton.

According to Chief Deputy Joe Parks, Wednesday evening at a home on Oney Gap Road, off TwelveMile Road.

The elderly woman was hit in the face and knocked down. Her purse was taken. Family members tell WVVA  she suffered a heart attack and a brain bleed and remains hospitalized.

The robbery remains under investigation.

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