Elderly woman’s Corby home burgled

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Police are appealing for information after a 90-year-old woman’s home was burgled.

The incident happened in the Gainsborough Road area of Corby at 4am on Saturday (June 15).

The woman, who lives alone, was in bed when she was woken by a noise and noticed the handle on her bedroom door begin to turn. She saw a man’s head appear round the door and shouted out, causing the man to run off.

Nothing appears to have been stolen but the kitchen door of the property was damaged.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.