Widow, 92, left devastated after thieves steal gifts from late husband as she sleeps
A 92-year-old widow has been left distraught after jewellery given to her by her late husband was snatched in a burglary on her home. The house of Margaret Holmes, who is known as Peggy, was broken into while she slept.
The pensioner has lived in the home all her life, with items which she has owned since her teenage years since her late husband gave her as a gift among those taken.
A spokesman for Durham Constabulary said: "The jewellery is of sentimental value to Peggy.
"Of particular note is an old gold bracelet which was bought by her husband for her when she was... read more
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