Lincolnshire

Burglars threaten Skegness woman, 81

Two people have been arrested after an 81-year-old was threatened when she disturbed intruders in her Lincolnshire home.

The woman found burglars in her property on Lyndhurst Avenue, Skegness at about 03:00 BST.

After confronting her, the offenders made off with cash and jewellery. The woman was left "extremely upset".

Police were called and the suspects were arrested. They are due to be questioned at Skegness police station.

Officers are also investigating an attempt to gain entry to a neighbouring house.

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