POLICE have issued a warning to residents following a burglary in Ellesmere Port.
At about 12.15pm on Wednesday, July 16, officers were called to an address near Whitby Road after reports an elderly man had been the victim of a burglary.
The offender forced his way past the 77-year-old victim at the back door, searched part of the house and made off with a quantity of cash.
The burglar is described as white and thin with dark hair and a pointed nose. It is also believed that he spoke with an Irish accent.
If you have any information in relation to this incident or witnessed people acting suspiciously in the area call Cheshire police on 0845 458 0000 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.