Woman, 82, wakes to find burglars in her home

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after burglars broke into an elderly woman’s home off Easington Way, South Ockendon.
They received a call at 11.35pm on Monday, 3 September, with reports the 82-year-old victim had woken up to hear people inside her home.
The suspects searched drawers in one of the rooms, but left empty handed after being disturbed.
Essex Police believe the burglars climbed over neighbouring fences to make their escape.
Anyone with information, dash cam or CCTV footage is asked to call Grays CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/127985/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.