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A pensioner has been burgled in Allenton.
Sometime between midnight and 2.30am today (Saturday 12 September), a burglar used a ladder to access the upstairs window of a house in Elton Road.
The 79-year-old homeowner was in the lounge when the burglar came into the room, wearing dark clothing.
The burglar assaulted the victim, causing facial injuries, and stole a chain from his neck. He also stole his wallet. He then left the house, leaving the ladder behind.
The victim was taken to hospital. His injuries are not life-threatening.
We want to hear from witnesses, anyone with CCTV in the area or anyone who may have been offered the necklace for sale.
Contact Derby CID via the following methods quoting reference 20*477797;
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.
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