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Two men charged over burglary at home of 102 year-old Newcastle woman

The two men will appear at Newcastle magistrates today after being charged by police

Two men have been charged with burglary after the theft of cash and other items from the home of a 102 year-old woman in Newcastle.

A 50 year-old from Stoke-on-Trent has been charged with two counts of burglary dwelling and theft and fraud by false representation. The second burglary charge relates to an unrelated incident on Roe Lane between 4 - 7 April 2019.

A 33 year-year old male of no fixed address, has been charged with burglary dwelling and theft, and  possessing a knife blade in a public place, and using threatening words/behaviour to cause distress.

They are both due to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme today (2 May).

Two other men, aged 43 and 45, both from Stoke-on-Trent, have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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