At around 8.45 pm, police received a report that three unknown males entered a house by the back door.
They told the elderly woman, who is in her 70s, to sit down and ransacked the house. They stole a sum of money.
The woman was not injured during this incident.
Police would ask anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or anyone who has any information to contact them at York Road on 0845 600 8000.
Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.