Hartlepool man denies stealing purse with £200 in burglary at elderly woman's home

A 50-year-old man appeared in court charged with burgling the home of an elderly woman.

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 12:46 pm
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 14:25 pm
Teesside Crown Court

Kenneth Lowery is alleged to have stolen a purse containing £200 from the 86-year-old woman’s home in Hartlepool.

Lowery, of Bede Grove, Hartlepool, pleaded not guilty to burglary during a short preliminary hearing at Teesside Crown Court.

Prosecutor Jenny Haigh said the case will take about one day to try.

Judge Howard Crowson set a trial date of October 15.

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Lowery was released on unconditional bail.