Home of ‘elderly’ woman ransacked and cash stolen in burglary - PSNI appeal for information

Police are appeling for information after the home of an elderlty woman was ransacked and cash stolen last night.

By Gemma Murray
Thursday, 10th March 2022, 2:22 pm

According to a report from the PSNI. detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary of a property in the Sandy Road area of the city yesterday evening (Wednesday 9th March).

They say the incident happened at approximately 10.45pm, and police received a report that the homeowner who is aged in their 70s, returned home to find the back door had been prised open, the house had been ransacked and a sum of cash had been taken.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anyone suspicious in the area or who may have dash-cam footage that could help with enquiries, get in touch on 101 quoting reference 1833 of 09/03/22.

An elderly woman

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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