Elderly Woman Robbed As She Slept In Luton

21 May 2015, 06:21

An elderly woman has had her house burgled with robbers stealing a ring from her bedside table as she slept in Luton.

The break-in happened between 10pm on Friday (15 May) and 8am on Saturday (16 May). The offenders are believed to have entered the property through an unlocked back door and stolen goods from the bedroom of an elderly woman in her 80s whilst she was asleep.

They made off with her handbag, which contained her mobile phone and purse, and took a ring from the bedside table. A Toshiba TV from the lounge was also taken.

Detective Constable Rachael Foy said: “This was an opportunistic crime on a vulnerable victim and we would like to remind people to keep your doors locked at all times. We would ask anyone with any information that could assist our investigation to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Foy on 101, text 07786 200 011, or call alternatively call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.