Man dies after suspected break-in in Tooting

A pensioner has died after two men allegedly broke into his home in Tooting and threatened him.

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Pensioner dies after suspected break-in at his home

A pensioner has died following a suspected break-in at a property in Tooting.

The Metropolitan Police say the man in his 70s, collapsed after two other men allegedly broke into his home on Selkirk Road and threatened him and another occupant.

Officers from the Met's firearms unit and an ambulance crew attended the house following the reported burglary. Sadly the man passed away at the property an hour later.

The man's family has been told and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the burglary to come forward.

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