27/09/2007

Pensioner Robbed In Own Home

Police in Lisburn are investigating the robbery of an elderly woman in her own home last night.

The incident happened at around 10pm in the Wesley Street area of the city.

The 89-year-old pensioner was in her living room watching television when four men burst into the room.

It is understood one of the men held the woman in her chair while the other intruders searched the house.

A PSNI spokesperson said a small amount of cash was taken.

The victim was left shocked but uninjured.

Anyone with any information or noticed any suspicious activity at the time is asked to contact Lisburn police on 0845 600 8000.

(LC/SP)

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