Stockbridge woman wakes to find burglars in her bedroom

Stockbridge woman wakes to find burglars in her bedroom

Published by Mike Draper at 8:57am 24th March 2020.

2 minute read

The worst nightmare happened for an elderly woman in the early hours of Monday morning (March 23).

The woman woke-up around 2.30am to find two masked men in her bedroom.


The burglary happened at an address in Stockbridge. The two men, who'd covered their faces, stole several items:

  • A Military Cross medal
  • Money from the elderly woman's purse
  • Several items of jewellery

The crooks then left the address.


The medal, which was awarded for acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations, was in a presentation case that was signed by the king.


Hampshire Police officers who're investigating are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist their enquiries.

  • Perhaps you saw two men acting suspiciously in the area recently, or vehicles which looked out of place?
  • Maybe you have been offered or have seen items of jewellery and a Military Cross medal for sale?

Anyone with information can call Police on 101, quoting reference 44200107588.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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