Thief raided home of 95-year-old man in Carlton while he slept on sofa

Police are appealing for information after a 92-year old man was burgled while asleep at his home  in Carlton.

The man was sleeping on his sofa at his home in Greenwood Road when he awoke to find someone walking past him into his kitchen before leaving out of his back door.

When the victim checked his bedroom he found a quantity of cash had been taken.

The burglary happened at about 7.25pm on Saturday (December 15, 2018).

Detective Constable Sarah Stables said: “The victim was left very shaken by this incident and he is now being supported by officers and neighbours.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and we’re appealing to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area around the time or the burglary or anyone who has any information would could help us with our enquiries to contact us.”

Anyone with any information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 751 of 15 December 2018, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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