Woman in her 80s burgled while she was at home

PUBLISHED: 14:08 26 September 2016 | UPDATED: 14:08 26 September 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her eighties had her Dartford property burgled while she was in the house.

At around 9.15pm on Tuesday, September 20, a man and woman entered the house by forcing open a rear window.

The man reportedly searched the house while the woman remained with the occupant, and a portable DVD player was stolen.

The man is described as white, in his 20s, of thin build and with dark hair. The woman is described as white, in her 20s, 5ft 5in tall, of medium build and with short, dark hair.

Anyone with information that can help is asked to contact Kent Police on 01474 366 149, quoting reference XY/37287/16.

Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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