The PSNI that sometime between 7pm and 9pm on Monday, January 20, a number of unknown persons kicked in the door of the 90-year-old woman’s Rathmore Drive home on the sprawling Rathcoole estate in Co Antrim.
They then entered a bedroom and rummaging through a number of bags.
The woman, who was in the house at the time, wasn’t physically injured.
Police say it’s unclear whether or not anything was stolen.
But detectives in Newtownabbey have appealed for anyone with information to contact on 0845 600 8000.