IUKA - An Itawamba County woman has been charged with burglary after breaking into the home of an elderly Tishomingo County couple.

Tishomingo County deputy sheriffs responded to a report of someone breaking into a house in the Iuka area Sept. 8. At the time of the crime, a man, 77, and a woman, 70, were living at the house.

Responding officers found a female suspect inside the house. The suspect had to be taken to the hospital for medical treatment of the injuries she got breaking a window to gain entry into the house.

After she was released form the hospital, Julie Ham Wadkins, 47, of 504 McBride St., Fulton, was charged with burglary of a dwelling. Bond was set at $25,000.

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