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".
92-year-old Dixie Dean originally thought the medals were taken during a burglary involving a conman.
Dixie Dean opened the door to a man who said he had come to check the water supply.
A decorated soldier has had his medals stolen during a burglary at his home in New Barnet.