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Pensioner Finds Burglar Stood in Hallway

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10:01am 12th December 2013

Days before Christmas a burglar has targeted a pensioner in her own home near Launceston.

When she found him standing in her hall - he claimed to be a tea towel seller.

He promised to come back later but, after he disappeared, she discovered a large amount of money was missing from her bedoom.

It happened in the village of North Hill on Lynher Way.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw the smartly dressed man at around two o'clock on Wednesday afternoon.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "The suspect is described as being a white man, medium build, approximately 5’8” tin height, clean shaven with short fair hair.

"He was dressed in smart dark clothing and was carrying a small dark bag.
 
"Police are appealing for anyone who saw a man in the area at the time or anyone who has information as to the identity of the suspect.

"Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting police reference BL/13/1188 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org."

10:01am 12th December 2013

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