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Braintree: Con artist steals elderly man's wallet
1:39pm Friday 18th October 2013 in News
A con artist followed an elderly man into his home and stole his wallet.
The man knocked on the front door of the victim's home in Rifle Hill at about 10am on Thursday and asked for money to finish some work in his front garden.
The victim told the man to wait outside and went upstairs.
The suspect followed the man in to his home and stole the victim’s wallet which contained £10.
The man is described as white, about 6ft tall, of average build, aged around 40, wearing grey trousers, pink shirt and a dark jumper.
Anyone with information, who may have seen a man acting suspiciously in the area at the time, is asked to contact Dc Shelley Tarling at Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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