Posted March 20, 2020 18:21:37 An elderly man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a Adelaide home, police said.
Police were called to a home at Hutt Street and South Melbourne Road, in the suburb of Blacktown on Wednesday morning.
Officers found the man, who was not in the house at the time, with injuries to his hands and his head, police spokesperson Michelle Golligan said.
Police arrested the man and a female relative in connection with the break-in.
“The elderly person is reported to have been in the home at the moment and it is believed he had been in contact with a female,” Golligans said.
“He was subsequently taken to the Blacktown Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.”
The woman was not injured and was taken to hospital for observation.
Police said they were still investigating the circumstances surrounding the break in.