Masked men rob woman in her home

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a house in Eckington last night (Tuesday June 28).

At about 10.30pm last night (Tuesday June 29) three masked men broke into a house on High Street, Eckington and demanded cash from the lone woman occupant.

The men searched the house and stole cash and jewellery. The woman was unhurt but very shocked and distressed by the incident.

Detective Sergeant Rob Church said: “This was an alarming experience for the woman involved and we are doing everything we can to trace the men who committed this crime.”

The offenders were wearing black balaclavas, black woollen gloves and were of thin build.

Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the Eckington area should contact the police on 0345 123 33 33 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.