Woman burgled while at funeral

A pensioner was burgled while attending a funeral.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to catch the person who targeted the 75-year-old woman in Southampton.

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Police appeal after burglary

Officers are appealing for witnesses as the incident happened in the daytime in a busy area of the city.

Detective Constable Sarah Fox said: “The victim has been left distressed and upset by this burglary especially as they took jewellery that was of great sentimental value to her and even stole from the moneyboxes of her grandchildren.

“I’d appeal for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time to contact me." Anyone with information is asked to call DC Fox at Shirley Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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