91-year-old woman threatened in Newall Green burglary

2643922800_962838c834_z-e1539845490898793143050513031791.jpgPolice are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Newall Green in which a 91-year-old woman was threatened. 

The burglar broke into a house on Shawbury Road at around 7.45pm on Sunday 24 March 2019 and threatened the homeowner.

The man fled on foot with two other men who had waited outside the property.

The woman’s handbag was stolen which contained personal items and a quantity of cash.

The offender is described as white, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and of very slim build. He was wearing a black hooded top.

The woman wasn’t injured but she has been left very shaken by the incident.

Police have launched an investigation and are appealing to any witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 0185 or 101 quoting incident number 2066 of 24/03/2019.

Alternatively, information can be passed on to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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