Fife woman (80) robbed in her home: six arrests made


Six men have been arrested in England in connection with a robbery in Gowkhall.

Shortly after midnight on Friday 22nd February, an 80-year-old woman was assaulted by men who forced their way into her home and stole jewellery.

A major investigation was launched by detectives from Fife CID, who have worked with colleagues across Scotland and  Merseyside Police.

Yesterday, five men aged 24, 28, 32, 37 and 50 were arrested in the Garston area of Liverpool.

A sixth man, aged 22, was arrested in the Oxfordshire area and inquiries are ongoing.

Five men have now been charged in connection with the incident and are due to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Monday.

Detective Sergeant Stewart Andrew of Fife CID said, “This was an extremely frightening ordeal for the victim and since this incident we have been working hard conducting inquiries in the Fife area and further afield in the North West of England.”


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