Monday 26 October, 2020

Elderly woman's home ransacked while at church

The Maraval home of an 82-year-old woman was robbed while she was attending church.

The incident allegedly took place on Sunday morning at Ridgewood Apartments along the Saddle Road, Maraval.

According to police reports, around 7 am on Sunday, the 82-year-old woman had secured her home and locked all her windows and doors, and left for church.

Upon returning at 10 am the same day, she observed that her bedroom was ransacked.

Further checks were made and she discovered the burglar proofed bars in the bedroom on the north-western side of the house pried open and window broken.

The woman told police that she was missing a large quantity of jewellery and US currency.

The value of the missing items is to be ascertained.

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