Heartless thieves have stolen an elderly woman`s 67 year old engagement ring during a distraction burglary in Northampton.
It was given to the victim by her husband who died 20 years ago.
A man called at the 87 year old’s house on Homestead Way claiming he was there to check the water.
While he kept the pensioner in the kitchen two other men got in and took jewellery and money.
The first offender is described as white, 6ft, 35 45 years of age, of stocky build with an Irish accent. He was dressed all in black.
The second offender was also dressed in black and the third man had a camel coloured coat on.
Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.