Elderly women robbed by masked gang in their home

Elderly women become victims of crime

Elderly women become victims of crime


Three elderly women - two in their 80s and a third in her 70s - were “pushed around but not seriously injured” during a burglary in their home.

Five masked men broke into their Lisburn home on the evening of December 3.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Police received a report at approximately 9.20pm that a house had been burgled by up to five masked men.

“A sum of money and some documents were taken.

“Three elderly women were in the house at the time. They were pushed about by the burglars but did not sustain any serious injuries.”

The PSNI spokesman said the robbers all wore caps, masks and gardening gloves and are all believed to have been aged in their 20s.

Anyone with any information about this incident or saw any suspicious activity in the area are asked to contact CID in Lisburn Police Station on 0845 600 8000.

Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.




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