[09 FEB 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Pensioner In His Home
pensioner was bundled to the ground and robbed by two teenagers
who burst into his home and attacked him in his living room.
incident happened at 2.30pm in Sitwell Avenue, Long Itchington.
76-year-old victim was sitting in his lounge when two youths aged
about 15 or 16 barged their way in. Police say they do not know at
this stage if the door was locked or not.
youths bundled the pensioner to the ground and
ransacked his pockets. They took £30 in cash and a bank
book before fleeing.
is slim, 5ft 4ins, with mousey crew cut hair. He wore blue jeans
and a navy anorak. His accomplice is shorter, and had a dark blue
is thought that the attackers threw an empty can at the manís
window before committing the offence.
who saw anything should call detectives in Leamington on 01926