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Woman, 82, threatened in Wolverhampton burglary

An 82-year-old woman was threatened in a burglary involving five men in the West Midlands.

The men, described as white, broke into a property in Coalway Road, Wolverhampton, and took money at 21:00 GMT on Thursday, police said.

The woman was not injured, but was "clearly shaken and distressed by the ordeal", the West Midlands force added.

It asked local people to check that windows and doors were secure and to keep a chain on their door.

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