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Grandmother left with horrific injuries when man posing as police officer pounded her at home

Grandmother left with horrific injuries after man posing as police officer attacked
Joan Ufton was left with a broken nose and a drain on the brain after the attack (Picture: Isaac Crowson)

A grandmother was left with a drain to the brain after a man sanctimonious to be a police officer pounded her in her own home.

During the horrible attack on Jan 2 the man threatened to cut off her hands if she refused to palm over her jewellery.

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Joan Ufton, 80, from Derby, has lived in her home for 18 years and was needlework when someone regularly knocked on the doorway asking to her let in.

She went to her intercom complement where the assailant was covering his face and the camera, but he told her was a police officer who had been sent to check on her.

She abandoned the hit and returned to her needlework but the man forced his way into her home before aggressive her.

Grandmother left with horrific injuries after man posing as police officer attacked
Despite ignoring the knocks on the doorway the feign police officer detonate into her home and launched the attack (Picture: Family of Joan Ufton)

He hit her in the face, promulgation her drifting and causing horrific facial injuries before boring her into the bedroom and demanding money.

Mrs Ufton told the Derby Telegraph: ‘I went to my intercom complement where we can see who is buzzing and we beheld this person had covered his face and had put a label in front of where the camera is.

‘I was very questionable given we wondered who would be job for me at this time of night. He pronounced he was the police and pronounced my family had asked him to come and revisit to see if we was OK. we told him we was excellent and abandoned it.

‘I sat down and carried on needlework again but then he called again and again. Then all of a remarkable we listened a large smash.

‘He detonate into my home and had his face covered, all we could see was his eyes. He pronounced ‘give me your income now, give it me’.

Grandmother left with horrific injuries after man posing as police officer attacked
Mrs Ufton was taken to the Royal Derby hospital but has given returned home

‘I told him we didn’t have any but he beheld we had 5 bullion rings on. He pronounced ‘get those rings off now else I’ll cut your hands off’.

Mrs Ufton pronounced she regularly told him she did not have any but he shouted, screamed and swore at her with some-more threats.

During the raid she pronounced £230 of her grant income was taken along with dozens of cigarettes and even pennies she had been collecting.

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A mouthpiece for Derbyshire police pronounced a man had been charged with theft, aggravated thievery and wounding with intent.

During the incident, Mrs Ufton pronounced she was left feeling ‘absolutely terrified’.

She added: “It was totally out of the blue. we feel frightened by the whole situation. we don’t know who is unresolved around my house.

‘I have been struggling to see scrupulously since. It’s been a nightmare. we was taken to hospital and they pronounced we had a teenager drain on the brain, a fractured nose and really bad bruising. The bruising is coming and some-more and some-more and it looks terrible.

‘I feel sick that this has happened to me. we can't trust we have finished up with a face like this.’

She was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital and has given returned home.

However, she says she has been left feeling ‘vulnerable’ after Derby Homes has not transposed the window in the front doorway which the delinquent crushed to benefit access.

Instead it has been boarded up.

‘I need a new door. we don’t consider it’s a lot to ask for then you consider what we have been through.

‘I consider it’s a sum disgrace. we have been a reside here for 18 years. we feel badly let down.’

A orator for Derby Homes told Metro.co.uk: ‘Mrs Ufton has been the victim of a very critical crime. As shortly as we were contacted on 3 Jan the operatives attended and immediately boarded up the doorway to safeguard her home was protected and secure.

‘In this sold case, and given Mrs Ufton feels quite exposed following the horrific incident, we are wise a new doorway but glass, along with a new doorway entrance system.

‘The new doorway is scheduled to be propitious on Tuesday 16 January.’

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