Somerset

Bridgwater pensioner, 81, has gifts stolen from under tree

Somerville Way, Bridgwater Image copyright Google
Image caption The burglary happened in the Somerville Way area of Bridgwater on Friday, 19 December

Nineteen wrapped gifts left under an 81-year-old woman's Christmas tree have been stolen by thieves.

Burglars broke into the conservatory of a house in Bridgwater between 22:30 GMT on Friday and 07:00 GMT on Saturday.

PC Chris Walls said: "This is a really mean-spirited crime."

Police are seeking witnesses in the Somerville Way and Alderney Road area.

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