The daughter of a 94-year-old Birmingham woman battered in her own bed has made an emotional appeal for help in finding her attacker.
Grandmother-of-seven Emma Winnall was left with a fractured skull, a broken arm and wrist, a partially severed finger and other injuries when she was assaulted at her Moseley flat.
She remains in hospital where she is said to be in a stable but critical condition.
In a press conference at Lloyd House police station on Tuesday, Emma’s daughter Joyce Blencoe, accompanied by her brother John Winnall, made a heartfelt plea for new information from the public.
Mrs Blencoe, 56, said: “To see your mum viciously beaten and covered in blood was the most horrific nightmare.
“It broke my heart that she was screaming for help and no one came.
“Someone out there knows who did this.
“Please come forward before they do it to someone else.”
Detective Chief Inspector Sab Johal said his team of officers would take a fresh look at CCTV footage from the area in the hope it would open new leads.
But DCI Johal, who has 20 detectives working on the case, said he still felt the most crucial information lay within the local community.
*Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.