A 23-year old Bray man has been sentenced to ten years in prison with the last two years suspended, for an attack on a pensioner at her Bray home in 2015.
Jamie O’Brien from Hazlewood in Bray along with another man entered and attacked Eva Sutton at her home on the Dublin road in Bray during the early hours of the 10th of September 2015.
The pensioner suffered a punctured lung, a broken nose and broken ribs during the ordeal.
Wicklow Circuit Court heard today how Ms Sutton had pleaded with the men to stop hitting her, but her pleas fell on deaf ears.
O’Brien has 30 previous convictions, including 12 for burglary, and was on bail when he broke into Ms Sutton’s home.
Ms Sutton had lived in the house for 54 years but never returned after the attack.
A second man has also pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing.