POLICE are appealing for information after an elderly woman's home was burgled in Stockbridge.

Jewellery, watches and a Military Cross medal were stolen in an aggravated burglary after the woman was woken up by two men, who had their faces covered.

Now a 31-year-old man from Andover has been arrested in connection with this investigation and currently remains in custody.

Hampshire police are asking residents to contact them if they have been offered jewellery or watches "in suspicious circumstances".

Other items stolen from the woman's home include three Longines watches, one with a silver linked strap and diamonds around the face. Two others are gold.

A Raymond Weil watch with a gold face and black leather strap.

An Omega watch with a gold oval face as well as a David Morris pearl and diamond necklace with matching earrings.

A three string pearl necklace and Pince nez glasses in gold were also stolen.

Officers investigating are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to help their enquiries.

A spokesperson from Hampshire police said: "Maybe you have been offered or have seen items of jewellery and a Military Cross medal for sale?

"Anyone with information can call 101, quoting the reference 44200107588. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

As previously reported in the Romsey Advertiser, the Military Cross medal was awarded for acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations and was in a presentation case that was signed by the King.

The offenders also stole money from the victim's purse in the early hours on March 23.