Trickster takes cash

September 04 2017

AN elderly woman fell victim to a thief who talked his way into her Kingswood home.

AN elderly woman fell victim to a thief who talked his way into her Kingswood home.

The man entered the woman's home in Anchor Road, saying he was doing some work for a neighbour in the street.

He asked the victim to make him a cup of tea. He then said that he had to leave.

She discovered shortly afterwards that an envelope containing cash, which was on a table, was missing.

It took place between 8.30-8.40am on Monday July 31.

The suspect is described as a white man with white short greying hair who was wearing a grey tracksuit.

Police want to hear from anyone approached by a man offering to do gardening work in the Anchor Road area If you are able to help, call 101, quoting 5217174542