Todwick: Cruel burglars swipe unopened birthday cards and money saved for charity from couple’s home

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Cruel burglars ransacked the home of an elderly Todwick couple in broad daylight before scarpering with jewellery, unopened birthday and anniversary cards and money saved for charity.

Betty, 78, and John Asher, 75, of Tortmayns, returned to their detached home, where they have lived for 15 years, on the afternoon of Wednesday 23rd July to find that thieves had stole heirlooms that had been in the family for three generations, including a locket that had been given to Betty by her grandfather when she was 12.

“I was in shock at first, then anger took over,” Betty said.

 

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