Pensioner’s war medals stolen

Medals stolen from Heywood Drive, Luton
Medals stolen from Heywood Drive, Luton
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A pensioner’s Second World War medals were stolen from her home in Heywood Drive whilst she was away.

Five medals, which were awarded to the victim’s father, were taken from the property sometime between 3pm on February 19 and 10.30am on February 20.

The burglar forced open the door to the property when the 73-year-old was away and searched the premises before taking the medals.

Det Con Surfraz Hussain, is keen to speak with anyone who has been offered similar medals for sale recently and has released pictures of two of the medals which were taken.

Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact Det Con Hussain at Luton Police Station, in confidence, on 01582 394435, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Alternatively contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.