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Burglar targets 93-year-old Earby man
8:22pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in News
A burglar broke into the home of a 93-year-old West Craven man while he was asleep.
The offender targeted the house on Barnwood Road, Earby, at about 2am on Saturday, throwing a large stone through a lounge window to gain entry.
Once inside the raider stole several hundreds of pounds from a glass jar and leather wallet, along with a bottle of whisky, before escaping in a silver car, possibly a Ford Escort.
PC Nicola Breckell said: “This is an appalling incident in which a vulnerable old man has been targeted. I would appeal to anybody that has any information about this burglary that could assist police with our investigation to contact us on 101.”
Information can also be left anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.