Money taken from bag in home in Locks Heath

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Man, 27, arrested after house burglary investigation

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CASH was stolen from a pensioner’s home in Locks Heath.

Police investigating the burglary at the home of 76-year-old woman are appealing for information.

It occurred between 11am and midday on Thursday, April 25 when the suspect entered a home in Locks Road and stole £50 of cash from a handbag.

Investigating officer Det Con Sandi Peet said: ‘This burglary occurred during the day whilst the elderly occupant was in the garden. Locks Road is a busy thoroughfare with a shopping centre close by.

‘We would appeal to anyone who saw anybody suspicious in the area to contact the police.’

Police are warning homeowners to lock doors and windows and hide valuables from view to keep their property secure.

Call Det Con Peet at Fareham CID on 101.