Rewari: An 80-year-old woman was allegedly raped and physically assaulted by a neighbour at her residence in Nangal village, 12 km from here, police said on Tuesday.

Ashok Kumar (35), who is married and has three children, allegedly intruded into the woman's house and raped her on Sunday night. He also tried to strangulate the victim and left her unconscious, believing she was dead, police said.

The accused has been arrested and cases of rape and attempt to murder have been registered against him.