Pensioner injured as burglar makes off with jewellery
AN ELDERLY man has been injured after a burglar smashed the front window of his bungalow in Breightmet.
Police say the thief fled with a "quantity of jewellery" after the break-in at about 8.20am in Foster Lane this morning.
The 83-year-old man was taken to hospital with a hand injury.
His 80-year-old wife was also in the house during the burglary and made the call to police.
No arrests have been made and police are still carrying out door-to-door inquiries in the area.
A police spokesperson said: "Our inquiries into this incident are ongoing."
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