AN ELDERLY Ascot couple burgled for the second time this year have urged people to be vigilant and watch out for potential thieves targeting their neighbours' homes.

The husband and wife, who are both in their 70s, returned to find a patio door had been smashed and sentimental items stolen.

They saw glass strewn on the floor inside the house and discovered a Rosewood Edwardian bridge table and a valuable antique Mahjong set had been swiped.

For the full interview, pick up a copy of the Ascot News - out now. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of these items, call DC Morath via the 24-hour police inquiry centre on 101.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.