Elderly woman, 91, left “extremely shaken” after finding burglar in her home


A 91-year-old woman was left “extremely shaken” after discovering a burglar in her Ollerton home.

The woman was disturbed by a noise at around 7.30pm on Thursday, June 2 before finding a man in her Church Road home.

He had entered through an unlocked rear door. He left the same way, with her handbag, purse and a quantity of money.

While the woman wasn’t physically harmed, she required medical attention for shock.

A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and bailed pending further enquiries.

If you have any information contact police on 101, quoting incident 725 of 2 June 2016, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.