Callous Thieves Burgle Sleeping Pensioner’s Home, Eston

Callous thieves have stolen a large amount of cash as well as food and electrical items from an elderly bedbound woman.

The lady, who is in her 80s, was asleep in the downstairs of her home in Church Lane in Eston last night when someone went into her home and stole items from the kitchen and money from the room where she slept.

A mixed group of young people, aged around 15 or older, was seen in the area last night and police would be interested in speaking to these people.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Darren Lee via the non-emergency number 101

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers via its website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phoning them on 0800 555 111.