Elderly woman beaten, robbed at her home

Deputies in Mercer County are investigating a home invasion robbery of an 88-year-old woman near Princeton.

According to Chief Deputy Joe Parks, Wednesday evening at a home on Oney Gap Road, off TwelveMile Road.

The elderly woman was hit in the face and knocked down. Her purse was taken. We do not know the extent of her injuries.

Chief Deputy Parks described the getaway vehicle as a 2000 Toyota Camry or Corolla, red in color. 

The robbery remains under investigation.

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