Belfast Telegraph

Woman (90) left shaken after masked men steal from her Belfast home

Three men with their faces hidden with scarves have stolen the handbag of a 90-year-old woman from her home in east Belfast.

The burglary happened in the Abbey Park area on Thursday evening.

It is believed that sometime between 8pm and 8.30pm three men entered the woman's house and stole a handbag which contained a sum of money.

The men had scarves over their faces. The woman was not injured in the incident but was left shaken.

Detective Sergeant James Johnston said: "I would appeal to anyone with any information about this incident to contact CID at Musgrave Police Station on the non emergency number 101.

"Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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