Woman left shaken after being robbed in her own home

Police are appealing for information after a 72 year old woman was robbed of a two figure sum of money in her home in Saltcoats on Friday 12 July 2019.

Around 10.40 pm last night, the woman answered the door of her home in The Braes, Saltcoats, to a man who grabbed her, pushed her back into the house and demanded money.


He left shortly after with a two figure sum of cash.


Detective Sergeant Kirsty Thomson, Saltcoats CID, said:

“Thankfully the lady was not injured but she has been left very shaken by the incident.


“The only description of the suspect we have at the moment is that he is white, about 5ft 4, had a local accent and was wearing dark clothing.


“Officers are currently checking CCTV however we are appealing to anyone who may have seen someone within the area at this time, or may have information that will assist our enquiry to come forward.”

Information can be passed to Saltcoats CID via 101. Please quote reference number 5148 of Friday 12 July when calling. Alternatively, information can be passed in confidence to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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