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A Cardiff pensioner who was burgled one day before her grandson's funeral has written an open letter to the culprit, or culprits, responsible.
Dorothy Mayer's home in Fairwater was ransacked last Friday, with her jewellery, money and purse all stolen.
Bizarrely, one lightbulb in her home had been changed - police believe this could have been done so whoever was responsible could get a better look at Mrs Mayer's belongings.
Mrs Mayer says she hopes the burglars may have left clues and will be caught, adding that she still feels safe in her own home because there is nothing left for anyone to take.
Police investigating the burglary of a pensioner's home in Cardiff say the culprit - or culprits - responsible changed a light bulb, possibly to allow them to see better.
A 79-year-old burglary victim has written an open letter to those responsible. Dorothy Iris Mayer, from Cardiff, had her home ransacked and jewellery stolen.
An elderly victim of a burglary in Cardiff has written an open letter to the person responsible.
Mrs Dorothy Iris Mayer, 79, returned home from a hospital appointment to her house in Fairwater on Friday, January 17, to find her front door locked from the inside.
She then discovered that her home had been ransacked by burglars who stole money, jewellery, a purse and a phone. A police investigation is continuing and detectives believe the culprit is local to the area.
The burglary happened the day before Mrs Mayer attended her grandson’s funeral.