71 year-old Derry woman has been targeted by thieves as slept in her home

A 71 year-old Derry woman has been targeted by thieves as slept in her home.

Detectives are appealing for information following the burglary in Shaw Court during the early hours of Saturday morning, 24th November.

Sometime between 12.30am and 8.30am, the house was entered and a sum of cash, bank cards and mobile phone were stolen.

A 71-yr old female was asleep in the house at the time but was not injured. It is thought the burglars gained entry to the house through an open door.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area or has any information to contact them.