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Eastchurch resident in Warden Road left shaken after two men wearing balaclavas threaten her and steal her property

11 May 2014
by Emma Grove

A pensioner has been left shaken after two men wearing balaclavas broke into her home and threatened her.

Police are appealing for information about the robbery, which happened at a 70-year-old woman's house in Warden Road, Eastchurch, on Friday.

Officers were called after the men threatened the resident before making off with items including a mobile phone and camera.

Police were called

Police attended the incident. Stock picture

Investigating officer detective inspector Mike Worrall said: "It is reported the men entered the house wearing hooded tops and balaclavas.

"They threatened the elderly female occupant who was left shaken but unharmed.

"Detectives are pursuing a number of lines of inquiry but we request that anyone with relevant information should contact police."

Residents who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously are being encouraged to come forward.

It happened at about 10.40pm.

Anyone with information should phone police on 01634 792588, quoting crime reference XY/16316/14.

Alternatively, speak to Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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