Former Police Woman Aged 90 Catches Burglars Who Pretended To Be Window Cleaners And Preyed On Elderly

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A former police woman aged 90 has helped nab two burglars who pretended to be window cleaners.

Trailblazing Barbara MacArthur was one of the first female police officers in Wales, joining the force in 1950.

She recently turned back the clock when she recognised one of the thieves from an appeal on WalesOnline.

The crime-fighting pensioner’s keen eye led to one of the men being jailed for more than three years.

In one case, Jonathan Tawse, 28, had stolen £2,000 from the home of an 88-year-old woman. – READ MORE


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