Woman in 90s left badly shaken after attempted burglary


A woman in her 90’s has been left badly shaken after a man forced his way into her home in Derry.

The incident occurred in the Rock Road area of the city centre on Tuesday morning.

Detectives at Strand Road are appealing for information following what is being treated as an attempted burglary.

PSNI Detective Joan Rawson said: “Just before 11am a man forced his way intro the house but left without taken anything. It is believed he was wearing a dark top.

“A woman in her 90s who was in the home at the time was unhurt but left shaken by the incdient.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area and noticed anyone acting suspuiciously.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detectives at Strand Road on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.