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Reward of £5k offered for information after robbery

An elderly woman was robbed of items including jewellery and cameras in Fife.

CCTV: A pensioner was robbed.
CCTV: A pensioner was robbed. Crimestoppers

A reward is being offered for information on the robbery of an elderly woman in Fife.

The 76-year-old was robbed of items including jewellery and cameras after being threatened and restrained by a man at her home in Crossford.

A £5000 reward is now on offer from Crimestoppers for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the incident that took place on Friday, May 4.

CCTV images of a man have also been released.

He is described as 5ft 8in with a medium build and short light hair.

He spoke with an accent that was possibly Eastern European and is believed to have links to Greenock and Clackmannanshire.

Angela Parker, Scotland National Manager for the charity , said: "This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim and what she went through is something I cannot even begin to imagine.

"The man responsible is clearly someone who does not care who he hurts, how much suffering he inflicts, regardless of whether that person is vulnerable or not.

"Our charity guarantees that everyone who contacts us stays 100% anonymously. Always. We've kept that promise for our 30 year history.

"No-one will know you contacted us and it could be your information that makes the difference so please contact us and be an ambassador for your community."

If you have any information on this robbery, then please contact us 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through the non-traceable Anonymous Online Form.

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