Burglar accused of stealing from elderly woman as she slept

Feb 17, 2015 6:49 PM by News Staff

Tehama County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the burglary of a Corning home that occurred while the 92-year-old homeowner was asleep Monday night.

Investigators say a burglar broke into a home on Viola Avenue in Corning through a window and then stole a purse from a bedroom as the homeowner slept.

The burglar opened drawers and took a purse containing about $300 in cash along with credit cards and other personal items.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Tehama County Sheriff's Department at (530) 529-7940.

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