Woman, 67, burgled in Morecambe

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An OAP was confronted by a burglar in her home who assaulted her before stealing cash.

The burglary happened at around 11.45pm on Tuesday July 28 when a man broke into the 67-year-old woman’s house on Regent Road.

The victim was confronted and assaulted by the man who demanded money from her before leaving the house with a small amount of cash.

He is described as white, approximately 40-years-old with dark stubble and dark hair and an unkempt, scruffy appearance.

He is believed to have been wearing dark clothing and was possibly carrying an army-style rucksack and had a bandage on one arm.

DC Tris Hardwick of Morecambe Police said: “The victim has been left extremely shaken as a result of what happened and has also suffered some nasty facial injuries.

“I would appeal to anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area or with any information that could assist with our investigation to come forward.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number WB1505995 or alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.