Decorated Second World War veteran, 98, fighting for life after ‘brutal’ attack in his Enfield home

Police are hunting burglars who launched a brutal and “completely excessive” attack on a 98-year-old pensioner during a robbery at his home in northeast London.

Paramedics found the elderly man with serious injuries including a head wound at the property in Enfield at around 10am yesterday. He was rushed to an east London hospital, where he is in a critical condition.

Detectives believe the violent robbery unfolded between 2pm on Monday and when officers were called to the address”