AN engagement ring and watch have been stolen from a pensioner's home during a day light burglary.

The offender gained access to the home on Grantham Crescent, Merton Bank yesterday, Sunday, February 17, by smashing the conservatory window between 10.30am and 12.20pm.

The crook then madeoff with a number of sentimental items.

Officers have analysed CCTV and carried out forensic analysis but are continuing to urge anyone that witnessed the incident or someone acting suspiciously to get in touch.

Inspector Neil Birkett said: “The victim, who is in her 60s, has been left feeling extremely concerned for her safety and like us, would like anyone with information to get in touch to help return her jewellery.

“Anyone with info should call 101, DM @MerPolCC or contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously quoting 19100056763"