Burglars raid Boston home as elderly occupant slept

BURGLARS stole cash and a flatscreen television from a home in Boston while the elderly occupant was sleeping.

Police are appealing for information about the burglary which took place at a home in Linley Drive, shortly before 7am on Friday, April 29.

The offenders got into the home through an insecure rear door and stole cash, personal papers and a flatscreen television.

Crime prevention officer Pc Nick Hanson, is urging residents ensure to they do not leave themselves vulnerable to crime by leaving their doors and windows insecure.

“There is an alarming number of burglaries that may have been prevented simply by a locked door,” he said.

l Anyone with information should call Pc Potts at Boston Police Station on 0300 111 0300 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.