‘Despicable’ thief in OAP burglary

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POLICE in Skegness have appealed for information after “despicable thieves” burgled the home of an elderly woman while she slept.

The burglary occured at at address in Lincoln Road at some point between 6.45pm on Sunday and 8.30am the following morning.

The offenders gained entry to the property by forcing the rear door while the elderly female occupant was in bed.

PC Sarah Roberts, from Skegness Police Station, said, “This is a despicable burglary where the home of an elderly and vulnerable lady has been entered and a search made of her possessions.

“It is not yet clear what the offenders have taken from the property but I would urge anyone with any information about who is responsible to contact me in confidence”.

Anyone with information should call PC Roberts at Skegness Police Station by dialling 101. Quote ‘incident 79 of November 28.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.