Pensioner, 91, burgled in Staple Hill
5:00pm Tuesday 15th October 2013 in News
BURGLARS broke into a 91-year-old man’s home in Staple Hill yesterday making away with £150.
The pair forced the front door of his house in Park Road just before 10pm on Monday, October 14.
They told the elderly man that there had been a burglary nearby and that they were checking other properties.
While one of them kept the owner occupied, the other searched his bedroom and stole around £150 from a wallet.
They left by the front door. The pensioner was not hurt.
Both burglars are white, in their 30s and of medium build.
One is 5ft 10in tall and was wearing a grey hat with earflaps and a knee-length coat. The other is 5ft 8in tall.
Police would like anyone who saw the men, or who saw anyone or anything suspicious in the area at the time, to call them on 101 quoting crime reference number 102621/13.
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