Cash theft from home

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CASH and credit cards have been stolen from the property of an elderly woman in Fareham.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the burglary in Moresby Court, Westbury Road.

The 95-year-old woman awoke to find that her home had been burgled between 11pm on Tuesday, November 15, and 7am on Wednesday, November 16.

The culprits got in through an unlocked patio door and stole her handbag.

Around £50 in cash was taken along with credit cards and store cards.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.