Burglar steals precious snaps

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burglary: Precious photographs of a woman’s dead daughter and father were snatched when her home was raided.

The snaps were inside the victim’s purse which was taken from her home in Storey Street, Hemel Hempstead, on Sunday between 3.50am and 4am.

Investigating officer, DC Spencer Dicks, said: “I’d like to appeal to the better nature of the person responsible for this burglary.

“If you could return the purse or hand it into a police station, I know the victim would be very appreciative.”

Anyone with information about the break-in can contact DC Dicks via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference D1/11/7070.