89-year-old burned with boiling water, beaten during Bronx home invasion

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Saturday, April 23, 2022
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Josh Einiger has the latest developments after an 89-year-old was burned with boiling water and beaten during a robbery in the Bronx.

ALLERTON, The Bronx (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a woman says she found her 89-year-old aunt with burns and bruising inside her home in the Bronx on Friday morning.

The woman says she went to visit her aunt around 7 a.m. and says she was unable to get up.

Police believe an unknown person entered the 89-year-old's apartment on 2440 Boston Road in Allerton early Friday and demanded money.

The suspect threw boiling water on the victim, causing severe burns.

Police transported the 89-year-old to Jacobi Hospital. She is currently in stable condition.

It is unknown whether anything was taken from the apartment.

Police are working on a description of the suspect.

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