Burglars steal cash and jewellery from elderly Halifax couple’s home


Detectives in Halifax are appealing for information after an elderly couple’s home was burgled in Skircoat Green. 

The incident occurred between 3.50pm and 4.30pm on Thursday October 6 when a number of items were stolen, including jewellery, cash and porcelain figurines.  

The suspects left the scene carrying the items in a white coloured pillow case, which was also taken from the property.  

Detective Constable Lee Mason of Calderdale CID said: “This area of Halifax is busy, and there will have been heavy traffic in the area. I am certain that someone will have seen the suspect either prior to, or after the burglary.  

“The homeowners, an elderly couple were left understanding upset and frightened following their ordeal.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in and around the area, who may have seen someone acting suspiciously, or who may have any other useful information to come forward. Enquiries are ongoing.” 

Information can be passed to DC Mason at Calderdale CID via 101, quoting 13160346145. Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.