A report was received at approximately 6.30pm on Friday that entry had been gained to the home of lady aged in her 90s.
The house was ransacked, and cash, medication and a number of items of jewellery were reported to have been taken.
The PSNI said: “An investigation has been launched, and police are appealing for information and witnesses.
“They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have dash-cam footage of the area from between one and three pm yesterday (Friday) afternoon.”
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