Police appeal: Pontefract burglary

Crime news.
Crime news.

POLICE are appealing for information after thieves swiped a gold pocket watch from a pensioner’s home.

The watch – which was on a gold chain and engraved with ‘happy birthday’ – was stolen from a house in Grove Lea Crescent, Pontefract, last weekend.

It is believed the burglary took place overnight between Saturday January 28 and Sunday January 29.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on the new non-emergency number, 101, or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.`