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Elderly woman woke to find thief in bedroom

An elderly woman woke to find an intruder in the bedroom of her Dundee home, police have said.

Officers said the man, who broke into the house in Bruce Street, ran off when he was spotted at about 02:00 on Wednesday.

The woman later discovered jewellery had been stolen, including two diamond rings and a pair of diamond earrings.

Police said inquiries into the incident were continuing and urged anyone with information to come forward.

They described the thief as being about 5ft 6in tall, of slim build and was wearing dark clothing.

Also stolen from the property was a silver bracelet, a gold and turquoise pendant chain, a plain gold band ring, a heart-shaped gold locket and a dress ring with a gold band.

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