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Appeal for dashcam footage after elderly woman’s Chesterfield home is burgled as she sleeps

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Derbyshire Police are appealing for dashcam footage after an elderly woman’s home was burgled as she slept upstairs.

The pair of burglars smashed their way into the woman’s home in Whitecotes Lane, Chesterfield at around 12.45am on Thursday 2 December.

The victim, a woman in her 70s, was asleep upstairs as the pair stole a number of items of sentimental value before leaving the house. She was not physically hurt.

Amongst the items taken was a red iPhone 11, a small brown-silver owl brooch, a black Radley handbag containing a pair of black ladies’ leather gloves and two Mont Blanc pens.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have been offered any of the above items for sale – as well as any drivers who may have been in Whitecotes Lane at around 12.45am and have dashcam footage that may assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 21000700428:

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting

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