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Burglars rob ex-Mayoress

PUBLISHED: 18:01 06 May 2008 | UPDATED: 11:15 11 August 2010

THE WIFE of a former Mayor of Barking and Dagenham was burgled while alone in her home last week. Eileen Bunn went upstairs as usual at about 8.30 on Wednesday evening. When she returned downstairs two hours later, she found that her handbag had been mo

THE WIFE of a former Mayor of Barking and Dagenham was burgled while alone in her home last week.

Eileen Bunn went upstairs as usual at about 8.30 on Wednesday evening.

When she returned downstairs two hours later, she found that her handbag had been moved, and her purse was gone.

Mrs Bunn, 72, said: "I had quite a shock when I came down and found everything moved about."

She also discovered that a large rock had been left in a carrier bag inside her conservatory.

Mrs Bunn was Mayoress when her husband, Leslie Bunn was Mayor of the borough from 1995 - 1996. He died in February, 2005.

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