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Treasured photograph stolen by women.



THIEVES tricked their way into an elderly widow's home and stole a picture of her husband.

The 87-year-old woman was heartbroken to discover the theft after three women entered her home after asking for a glass of water.

They also stole her purse from the house in Beechwood Noun 1. beechwood - wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
beech

beech, beech tree - any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible
 Grove, Prescot on Tuesday at 4.15pm.

Police were today hunting for the three women.

A spokeswoman said that the pensioner PENSIONER. One who is supported by an allowance at the will of another. It is more usually applied to him who receives an annuity or pension from the government.  had just returned from a shopping trip when the women, who were in their 30s or 40s, asked if they could come in for a drink of water.

She said the woman had been upset since the theft and appealed for help in trapping trapping, most broadly, the use of mechanical or deceptive devices to capture, kill, or injure animals. It may be applied to the practice of using birdlime to capture birds, lobster pots to trap lobsters, and seines to catch fish.  the thieves, who are believed to have driven away in a car which had been parked nearby.

Anyone with information should phone police on 0151-777 6516.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Feb 6, 2003
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