Elderly woman robbed in her home in Dysart

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Police in Kirkcaldy are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Alexander Street, Dysart on Tuesday (September 27).

The incident happened around 8.45am when a man working with another person robbed a 62-year-old woman in her home.

Jewellery and a moneybox containing a four figure sum of cash were stolen.

Suspect one is described as male, approximately 40-years-old, 5 ft 10in tall, and of skinny build. He had a local accent and was wearing a blue hooded top.

Suspect two was described as being shorter than the first suspect, was also skinny, was wearing a cream baseball cap and spoke with a ‘squeaky’ voice.

Detective Sergeant Colin Potter, who is leading the investigation said: “This has been a distressing incident for the resident.

“I would appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed anything suspicious to contact the police.”

Anyone with information that can assist officers with their inquiries are asked to contact them on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.