Intruder burgles pensioner’s home

A pensioner had her purse and husband’s cuff links stolen from her flat in Brunswick Close, Tilgate, while she slept.

The woman, 87, woke to find her front door open and a man standing in the hallway of the sheltered housing block, at around 2pm on February 4. He was white, short and in his 50s. Witnesses can call 101 quoting serial 570 of 5/2.