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Youngstown woman locked inside her bedroom during robbery

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Youngstown police found an elderly woman who says she was locked inside her bedroom for days.

Police arrived at a home on Youngstown's Westside for a robbery investigation Tuesday morning to find broken glass from a door that appeared to be kicked in.

That's when they heard an elderly female's voice coming from a bedroom with a door tied shut with a cord and duct tape.

The 89-year-old woman told authorities that she was placed in the bedroom 3:30 Sunday morning by a man who broke into her house looking for money.

The woman was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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