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Workmen steal from elderly woman

posted 13 Apr 2010, 07:18 by David Rintoul   [ updated 13 Apr 2010, 07:30 ]

Bogus workmen stole cash from an elderly woman at her home in the Capital.

The incident happened around 2:05pm yesterday in Glen Street.

The 84-year-old had returned home when two men claiming to be fixing a water problem followed her inside.

The men spent some time in the property, visiting a number of rooms before leaving.

The woman later discovered that a sum of money was missing and alerted police.

The first suspect is described as white, between 35 and 40-years-old, 6ft tall with an average build and short brown hair. He was wearing grey trousers.

The second suspect is described as white, between 35 and 40-years-old, 5ft to 5ft 5ins tall.

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