Masked burglars forced their way in through front door of 91-year-old Northampton woman

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

Three masked men broke into the Northampton home of a 91-year-old woman as she slept and stole her handbag containing money.

The incident happened sometime between 11pm and midnight on Tuesday, June 21, in Manor Field Close, Little Billing, Northampton.

A police spokeswoman said: “The offenders forced open the front door and searched the ground floor of the property before making off with the victim’s hand bag.”

The men, who were wearing masks, are believed to have made off in a silver Mercedes ML320.

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.