Conman strikes to dupe OAP

POLICE are hunting a man who duped an OAP out of money.An elderly lady in Ipswich was visited by a man who said he carried out some work for her.After tricking her he subsequently stole a quantity of cash from her home.

POLICE are hunting a man who duped an OAP out of money.

An elderly lady in Ipswich was visited by a man who said he carried out some work for her.

After tricking her he subsequently stole a quantity of cash from her home.

The incident happened at around 12.30pm yesterday at an address in Britannia Road.

A 78-year-old lady opened her door to a man who stated she owed him some money for some work he had carried out.

The man followed the lady into her kitchen and helped himself to a quantity of cash which was left on the side. He then left the house.

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The offender is described as a white male, 40 years old, 5ft 3in, dark brown hair and medium build. He wore black trousers and a black blazer.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area or maybe recognises the offender from the description.

Calls should be made to Dc Kevin McGlinchey at Ipswich CID on 01473 383192 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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