Pensioner robbed in her house

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DETECTIVES are questioning a man after a pensioner was robbed in her own home.

Police say the 78-year-old woman was attacked in her house in Lister Street, Hartlepool.

The incident is said to have happened just before 1pm on Saturday, January 26.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

Police are asking anyone with information that could help their investigation to get in touch.

Ring Detective Sergeant Jo Wright, of Hartlepool CID, on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.