TWO men reportedly broke into an elderly women's home in Stockbridge before stealing cash, jewellery and a military medal.

Police have launched an investigation after an aggravated burglary took place at a women's home in Stockbridge in the early hours of March 23.

During the incident, two men with covered faces broke into the home before stealing a selection of valuable items.

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

The stolen items included: a Military Cross medal, a selection of rings, three Longines watches (one with a silver linked strap and diamonds around the face and two others are gold), a Raymond Weil watch with a gold face and black leather strap, an Omega watch with a gold oval face, A David Morris pearl and diamond necklace with matching earrings, three string pearl necklace and Pince nez glasses in gold.

A Hampshire Police spokesperson said: "Have you been offered jewellery or watches in suspicious circumstances? Do you recognise any of the items pictured? They were stolen during an aggravated burglary at the home of an elderly lady in Stockbridge in the early hours of March 23.

Officers investigating are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist their enquiries. Anyone with information can call 101, quoting the reference 44200107588. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."