Thieves target elderly

POLICE are appealing for information after two burglaries in Felixstowe in the past two days.On Wednesday an elderly woman was at home when a group of youths came to her door singing carols at around 8pm and refused to leave until she threatened to call the police.

POLICE are appealing for information after two burglaries in Felixstowe in the past two days.

On Wednesday an elderly woman was at home when a group of youths came to her door singing carols at around 8pm and refused to leave until she threatened to call the police.

When they left she realised that a side door to her house had been left unlocked and that her purse was missing.

On Thursday someone entered a house in Mill Lane at around 3pm and stole a handbag while the 80-year-old owner of the house was in the garden.

Anyone with information should call Felixstowe CID on 01473 613500.

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