Burglar stole landlady's cash for community charity
THE landlady of a popular city pub was targeted by a crook who broke into her flat and stole money intended for the community, say police.
Officers are appealing for information after a burglar broke into the private upstairs flat of the Jolly Miller, in Estover, and took £140 in cash.
The incident happened sometime after 1.30pm on Sunday, December 23.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "The offender entered the private upstairs flat of the landlady and following a search stole approximately £140 in cash.
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"This money was due to be given to the local community via the neighbouring church.
"The landlady is naturally very upset following this incident."
Anyone with information regarding the burglary is asked to call police on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting police reference EL/12/5560.