Home   Folkestone   News   Article

Jewellery stolen after break in at elderly woman's home in Shaftesbury Avenue, Folkestone

By Molly Mileham-Chappell

A pensioner was pushed over by burglars dressed head to toe in black after she caught them snooping around her home.

It is reported that two white men broke into the property in Shaftesbury Avenue, Folkestone via the back window.

The incident happened at around 5.30pm last night and jewellery has been reported stolen in the raid.

Burglar entering in a house through a window. Stock pic.
Burglar entering in a house through a window. Stock pic.

The victim, a woman in her 70s, had tried to stop the suspects after she found them in her house.

She fortunately did not suffer any injuries.

The men reportedly fled via the back of the house taking a quantity of jewellery with them.

Detectives investigating the burglary are carrying out enquiries and reviewing CCTV opportunities.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anything suspicious in the area is asked to call 01843 222289 as soon as possible quoting reference 08-1469.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Follow us

Like Us on Facebook

Most popular

Kent Travel News

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More