AN ELDERLY woman was attacked in her own home by three men that broke in to steal jewellery.

AT 8.30pm on Tuesday, a woman in her eighties who lives on Seacourt Road, Langley, awoke to three men breaking into her home.

The men pushed the woman back onto her bed several times as she tried to get up, causing bruising to her arm. They then made a search of the house, escaping with her jewellery.

The three individuals are described as being in their late teens. All were dressed in dark clothing, and wore balaclavas and gloves.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information about the crime to come forward.

The investigating officer, Detective Constable Mohammed Rashid, of Slough Police Station, said: "We are carrying out a thorough investigation into this crime.

"The offenders in this incident targeted an elderly victim.

"We are asking anyone who might have information as to who the offenders are, or may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area to please come forward.

"If you may know who these offenders we would ask you to please contact Thames Valley Police.

"As a result of this incident members of the public may see an increased presence whilst we investigate this incident."