WILMINGTON -- Many people had strong emotions after hearing about a 95-year-old Wilmington woman who was attacked, assaulted and robbed in her home Saturday morning. One local man is taking money out of his own wallet to help find the attacker. Wilmington resident Peter Koke said when he heard the story he felt sick to his stomach and knew he had to do something to get the guy who did this. The attack happened along the 400 block of Nun Street Saturday morning. Detectives say a man pushed a 95-year-old women into her home after she went outside to get her newspaper. He stole cash, then sexually assaulted and beat the woman. Since no one has come forward with information Koke is posting $5,000 for anyone who can give information leading to the arrest of the attacker. Police say the attacker is believed to be a black man with no facial hair. He's about five-foot-five, about 160 pounds. He was wearing dark pants and a wine-colored jacket with yellow or gold writing. If you have any information call the Wilmington Police Department at 343-3600.
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