Detectives are investigating a burglary at the home of a lady in her 80’s on Cregagh Road in East Belfast on Friday 19 May.

It’s understood that two men entered the home at around 3.30pm while the occupant was in the front garden. They are believed to have removed a number of handbags containing cash and bank cards.

The suspects are described as being in their late teens/early 20’s, approximately 5’7” in height wearing dark clothing. One of the suspects was wearing dark framed glasses.

The householder has been left understandably shaken by the unwanted intrusion into her home and the loss of her belongings. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference 1545 19/05/23. Alternatively information can be provided online using the non-emergency reporting form via