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Ashes stolen during distraction burglary

An elderly widow had her late husband’s ashes stolen during a recent distraction burglary. Police have released images to the public asking them to help identify two men suspected of stealing the ashes along with cash, bank cards and jewellery. Detective Robert Costigan described the incident as a "particularly harrowing…

Violence against elderly peaks

Shocking new figures have revealed the soaring crime levels against elderly people in Britain, with the number of assaults on over-65s rocketing by 260 per cent. The figures, obtained under Freedom of Information laws, show that 26 police forces in England and Wales recorded 7,379 violent assaults on over-65s in…