Search on for bogus caller

POLICE in Ipswich are today hunting a bogus caller who stole a wallet from an elderly person in the town.At about 12.35pm on Friday in Austin Street a young man knocked on the door of an elderly resident.

POLICE in Ipswich are today hunting a bogus caller who stole a wallet from an elderly person in the town.

At about 12.35pm on Friday in Austin Street a young man knocked on the door of an elderly resident.

He asked if a table was for sale and if he could leave his mobile number. As the elderly occupant turned around to pick up a pen and paper the offender grabbed a wallet from a side board and ran off towards Belstead Road.

Police are trying to trace the offender, described as white, approximately 28 years old, between 5 foot 10 inches and 6 foot tall, of large build.

He was wearing a grey pullover with a white t-shirt underneath.

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident should contact Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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