Elderly woman targeted by thieves

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a distraction burglary in Kings Lane, Flore.

The break-in took place at around 12pm on Monday, September 26.

Three men entered the elderly woman’s property after stating they were there to check the gas metre.

One of the offenders distracted the victim whilst the other two men searched the property and stole her handbag and money.

One of the offenders is described as a white man, aged around 40, of medium build and between 5ft 6in and 5ft 8in tall.

He was clean shaven and had short black hair. He was wearing a black top with gold detail and black shoes.

The other two offenders are described as white men wearing baseball caps and black boiler suits.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 03000 111222.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.