Police release e-fit of bogus caller

POLICE are appealing for witnesses today after an elderly woman was robbed of cash during a visit by two bogus callers.They have released an e-fit likeness of a man believed to be involved in the distraction burglary.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses today after an elderly woman was robbed of cash during a visit by two bogus callers.

They have released an e-fit likeness of a man believed to be involved in the distraction burglary.

Two men approached the 84-year-old woman's house in Woodville Road, Ipswich between 12.10pm and 12.30pm on Tuesday and claimed they needed to check the taps due to water damage at a neighbouring property.

The first man went in to the kitchen while the second man searched the house. After the men had left the victim discovered cash had been stolen.

The first man, pictured in the e-fit, is described as white, aged late 20s, 5ft 2ins to 5ft 3ins, slim build, well spoken, with mousy short hair and was wearing a dark top and trousers. The second man is described as white, aged late 40s to early 50s, 5ft 6ins to 5ft 7ins, slim build and was wearing a top and trousers.

Anyone with information should call Dc Alastair MacDonald at Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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