Police look for walk-in burglar

IAN CLARKE A 70-year-old returned to her home in Watton and found a man coming out of her bedroom, detectives said yesterday,He said he was “looking for two lads” and left the property at Swaffham Road and took the woman's handbag, containing about £350.

IAN CLARKE

Watton: A 70-year-old woman returned home and found a man coming out of her bedroom, police said yesterday, He said he was “looking for two lads” and left the property at Swaffham Road taking her handbag containing about £350.

The man got in through an unlocked door and the burglary happened at about 3.30pm on Thursday.

He is described as white, medium build, about 5ft 10 tall, with short mousy coloured hair, aged about 50, with plump lips and was wearing a beige waterproof jacket and trousers.

Anyone with information should contact Dereham CID on 0845 456 4567.