Man in court for elderly woman sex attack

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A MAN accused of trying to sexually assault a woman aged in her 80s during a home invasion has faced a Perth court.

Shannon James Fisher allegedly broke into the woman’s Greenfields home in the early hours of Sunday and attacked her.

The victim suffered bruising and abrasions to her face, and swelling to her hand.

Fisher, 30, appeared in Perth Magistrates Court on Monday charged with attempted aggravated sexual penetration without consent and aggravated home burglary.

He was remanded in custody to appear back in court on May 13.