War veteran 'very upset' after medal theft on D-Day

A 92-year-old war veteran had his military medals stolen on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Police have launched an investigation after 11 medals were taken from the Second World War veteran's home in Whetstone, north London, when he was in the property.

On its Twitter page for Barnet, the Metropolitan police said the victim, a retired fireman, remained "very upset".

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@mpsbarnet Photos of some of the medals, all sourced from Internet not his actual ones. http://t.co/8AtE8g6WTY

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@mpsbarnet Photos of some of the medals, all sourced from Internet not his actual ones. http://t.co/8AtE8g6WTY

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@mpsbarnet Photos of some of the medals, all sourced from Internet not his actual ones. http://t.co/8AtE8g6WTY

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War veteran's stolen war medals 'irreplacable'

The 92-year-old war veteran who had his medals stolen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day has told ITV News they are irreplaceable.