CHESHIRE Police have issued a warning to home owners to be vigilant after a spate of distraction burglaries.
The alert came after an 84-year-old woman had cash stolen from her handbag after letting a man into her Mayfield Garden’s home in Neston. He was offering to work on her garden hedge.
The man aged between 4o and 50-years-old is described as being as around 5ft 7inches tall, completely bald with a red face and thick lips.
He was clean shaven and wearing a stripey T-shirt and light jeans.
Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call Cheshire Police on 01244 350000 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.