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What burglar tells 90-year-old woman he is looking for her jewellery

  • CCTV footage shows a brazen burglar taking items from a 90-year-old’s home 
  • The Alzheimer’s sufferer was in bed when the man broke in through a window
  • She asked him what he was doing and he told her he was ‘looking for jewellery’ 

A brazen burglar told a 90-year-old Alzheimer’s sufferer he was ‘looking for her jewellery’ when he broke into her home while she slept. 

The vulnerable woman was sleeping in her bed in Bromley, south east London, when she saw him standing outside her window.

He then forced open the window and footage shows the man – in his late 30s or early 40s – approaching the victim’s dresser and rummaging around for valuables. 

The woman asked him what he was doing and he replied: ‘I am looking for jewellery’ and continued to search the property. 

Officers have released the CCTV footage which shows the man in her bedroom

Police have released CCTV images of the man they want to speak after a vulnerable woman was burgled 

Footage shows the man rummaging through her belongings while she was laying in her bed 

Footage shows the man rummaging through her belongings while she was laying in her bed 

He even told the 90-year-old that he was 'looking for her jewellery' and continued to search her bedroom 

He even told the 90-year-old that he was ‘looking for her jewellery’ and continued to search her bedroom 

He then went into the living room and looked around before going back into the bedroom.

The man patted the victim on the shoulder and ended up fleeing with a quantity of jewellery in a white paper bag. Officers have released images of some of the items taken.

Met Police officers have now released images from her CCTV cameras which had been installed to monitor her because has Alzheimer’s. 

Detectives are desperately trying to track him down after the incident at 6.30pm on March 6 left the victim ‘terrified’ and her family are ‘devastated’.   

Detectives are desperately trying to track him down after the incident at 6.30pm on March 6

Detectives are desperately trying to track him down after the incident at 6.30pm on March 6

The 90-year-old woman was stunned to see the man in her bedroom and asked him what he was doing 

The 90-year-old woman was stunned to see the man in her bedroom and asked him what he was doing 

These are the jewellery items that were stolen following the burglary in Bromley earlier this month 

These are the jewellery items that were stolen following the burglary in Bromley earlier this month 

Detective Constable Dean Roberts of Bromley police, said: ‘This incident has left the victim absolutely terrified and her family devastated. She has been targeted in a place where she has every right to feel at her most safe and comfortable.

‘The CCTV footage is very clear. Do you recognise the man captured in these images?

‘We also believe a torch light was shone through the window while the man was inside, suggesting there may have been an accomplice who was not caught on camera. Did you see two people acting suspiciously in the area?

‘I would urge anyone with information to call us as soon as possible.’

Anyone with information should call Bromley CID on 07818 454 470 or via 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous. You can also Tweet @MetCC.

 



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