Some feral ratbags have robbed a 77 year old pensioner 5 times in the last 20 months.
An elderly Thames widow has been the target of five burglaries in the last 20 months, including two in the last two weeks.
Victim Rangi Wilton, 77, can’t understand why the “stupid” thieves keep targeting her – but police believe it’s because they see her as vulnerable.
Only alcohol and an amount of money were taken in the last two burglaries.
“They just stole all my booze that I had for my kids, you know, for when they come home,” she said.
“They’re coming home for Christmas.”
Photos of Wilton’s late husband, who was a wood chopper and a member of the Thames darts club, children and family hang on the walls in the sun-drenched lounge as Wilton plays cards at her dinning table and talks about the spate of burglaries.
The first burglary happened in November 2013 and the last burglary occurring at the beginning of the month while Wilton was out visiting a friend in Thames.
Measures had been made to make Wilton’s modest home in Harvey Cr more secure, such as a steel cage door, but these have not deterred the thieves.
“The padlock was there and everything and they ripped the door open,” Wilton said.
“I had security up and I had locked the door. It’s terrible.” Read more »