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Woman threatened with gun in her own home
A WOMAN was threatened with a gun in her own home during a terrifying raid.
The woman was at her home in Dengayne, Basildon when the crooks burst in armed wtih a hand gun.
It is thought the woman was not his intended victim, but he stole her purse and fled.
The man was white, with short blonde hair, aged in his early 20s and had missing teeth.
The attack happened at 11am today.