South West Wales

South Wales Police: Appeal as 94-year-old's home burgled

An appeal is being made following a burglary at the home of a 94-year-old woman in Bridgend.

Police say the incident happened in Ewenny Road at about 16:45 GMT on Friday, 8 March.

The suspect entered the victim's home and made off with a handbag containing a purse and other personal belongings.

He is described as a being white, aged 40-60, 5ft 6ins to 5ft 8ins in height with light or greying hair and was wearing a blue top with a hood.

Det Sgt Mark O'Shea of Bridgend CID said: "This was a despicable crime against a 94-year-old woman in her own home.

"We are appealing to anyone who saw a man fitting the description in the Ewenny Road area on Friday afternoon to come forward."

Anyone with information should contact Bridgend CID on 01656 679518 or 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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