Tayside and Central Scotland

Pensioner robbed in her own home

Police car
Image caption Police appealed for information after the woman was robbed in her home

Central Scotland Police have appealed for information after an 87-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed in her home in Callander.

The pensioner was not injured during the incident at Marshall Crescent in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detective Inspector David Mitchell, who is leading the inquiry, said: "This type of incident is extremely rare."

He asked that anyone who may have spotted anybody acting suspiciously in the area to get in touch.

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