POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 50-year-old lady was burgled and assaulted in her home by two women.

Police were called at 11am yesterday morning (Monday November 14), to a house in Hemingfield Road after the incident.

The two women, who are both described as white, of slim build and wearing hooded tops and scarves, are believed to have taken money and a mobile phone from the house.

The victim, a 50-year-old woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting incident number 360 of November 14 2016.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.