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Elderly woman targeted by burglars in Tyrone village

A gang of burglars held a elderly woman in her bedroom during an incident in Co Tyrone on Saturday.

At around 9.30pm a number of men forced their way into the elderly woman's house in the village of Coagh.

She was kept in her bedroom by one of the men as the others searched the house for money.

A sum of cash was reported to have been taken by the burglars.

The woman was not hurt during the incident but was left suffering from shock.

Anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area is asked to contact CID at Cookstown on 101.

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