Elderly man hurt in Leda burglary

Sound Telegraph

Rockingham detectives are searching for a man and woman they say broke into a home in Leda on Sunday, injuring the 86-year-old owner in the process.

Police say the incident took place on Djilba View at about 5.50pm, with the pair accused of forcing entry into the residential address through the front door.

The 86-year-old man received a foot injury after the door swung into him and was later taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Police say the man entered the home and searching through several rooms as the woman stood outside and acted as a lookout.

The man is descried as dark skinned, 18-25 years of age, slim build, and 160-180cm tall with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing an aqua blue shirt, blue shorts, and blue/white/red runners and carrying a blue backpack.

The woman is described as dark skinned, 18-25 years of age, slim build, 150-170cm tall, and shoulder length black hair. She was last seen wearing a black top, black shorts, black sandals and carrying a black handbag.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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