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A thug wearing a child's mask attacked an elderly man in his own home with what appeared to be a gun. Robert Taylor, 40, repeatedly hit his victim over the head with the weapon - but the man fought back and ripped his mask off. It all happened in the victim's hallway where his wife was too. The attacker fled the scene empty-handed but police were able to take a DNA sample from the mask. They made a positive match with previous DNA Taylor had given.MORE NEWS: Watch lorry belonging to Derbyshire...



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Alfreton thug wearing child's mask jailed after attacking...

Article Published On 21/04/2017 17:50:00
Published By Derby Telegraph | View The Full News Article

A thug wearing a child's mask attacked an elderly man in his own home with what appeared to be a gun. Robert Taylor, 40, repeatedly hit his victim over the head with the weapon - but the man fought back and ripped his mask off. It all happened in the victim's hallway where his wife was too. The attacker fled the scene empty-handed but police were able to take a DNA sample from the mask. They made a positive match with previous DNA Taylor had given.MORE NEWS: Watch lorry belonging to Derbyshire...


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