burglars target Highbridge pensioner while she's in hospital
burglars have stolen a huge quantity of jewellery, coins and war
medals during a break-in at a Highbridge pensioner's home - while
she was in hospital.
Valerie Cundall, 80, was in Weston Hospital after a fall when her
bungalow in Kiln Drive, Highbridge, was burgled earlier this month.
left none of her jewellery - it's been hugely distressing,"
her daughter, Karan Kilduff, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
the items taken are several World War I medals from my grandad,
all my mum's jewellery, a gold heart locket, a silver oval locket,
coins, rings, several fob watches, and a notebook computer."
was in hospital with an infection when she was burgled and had been
convalescing after a fall in which she'd fractured her pelvis."
had a call on October 16th from a neighbour saying that a window
at the home appeared to have been broken."
went round straight away and found that a garden ornament had been
pushed through the glass. It's
been horrible and such a shock for all the family."
added: "The police came out and took fingerprints but there
have been no leads so far."
just hope that someone out there will read this and get in touch.
We would urge anyone that has any information to contact the Police."
says that Valerie is too upset to return to the bungalow and is
now living elsewhere. "We're very relieved she wasn't there
at the time of the burglary, but now she can't go back."
break-in took place during the week-commencing October 10th and
anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of
the valuables should contact Burnham-On-Sea Police on 101.