Elderly woman burgled

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A 94-YEAR-OLD woman had her purse stolen from her home.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the burglary at a flat in Wilmott Close, Gosport.

It happened at some time between 11.30am and 11.45am on Thursday.

The victim left her door open while she went into the garden with her dog for a few minutes.

When she got back inside, he found her purse and phonebook had been stolen.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.