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Appeal after 85-year-old woman tied up during burglary

The incident happened in Morley Road, Oakwood. Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men tied up an 85-year-old woman during a burglary at her home in Derbyshire.

The incident occurred at a house in Morley Road, Oakwood, at 7.15pm, on Wednesday night (18 July) as the woman watched television.

Two men, who are described as black and were wearing dark coloured clothing and masks, broke in through the front door of the house.

They then tied up the woman, stole a number of items of jewellery and then left in a small black car.

Anyone who was in the area at the time should contact police on 101.