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Elderly woman beaten and robbed, house burnt

Miss Canterbury’s house being engulfed by flames.

An 81-year old woman was rescued from a burning house at Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara late Tuesday night, villagers said.

Her only name has been given as Miss Canterbury who lived alone in a wooden house at Ann’s Grove Middle Walk.

Police arrested two teenagers  in connection with arson as well as beating and robbing of the woman.

Miss Canterbury has been hospitalised.

Details later…