Conman steals from 99-year-old

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A BOGUS caller stole cash and a post office card from a 99 year old lady in Iden after tricking his way into her home.

The con-man posed as a Betterware salesman when he turned up at a property at Elmstead Cottages on the afternoon on January 9.

Detective Constable Hollie Freeman said; “The man was invited into the property where he stole £100-£200 and a post office card from the victim’s lounge when she wasn’t looking. He then left. “

The man has been described as white, 5ft 7 inch tall and of chubby build. He had a chubby baby face and short dark hair. He wore a dark beanie flat cap, a dark jumper and boots.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident they should call 101 quoting serial 0864 09/01/12.