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Pensioner disturbs burglar in his home

Posted on 11th July 2017

A pensioner disturbed a burglar at his home in Derby.

At around 3am on Wednesday, July 5, a man was asleep at his home in Derby Lane when he heard a smashing sound downstairs.

He went to investigate and found a window had been broken and a brown leather briefcase taken, which contained paperwork.

Witnesses or anyone who finds the briefcase discarded should call DC Hayley Jones on 101, quoting reference 17000284086.

Alternatively, send her a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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