POLICE are appealing for information after an elderly woman was the victim of a distraction burglary in Wrexham.
The incident happened at around 4pm on Thursday, April 28, at her home on Rhosnesni Lane.
Two callers, a girl and a boy, went to her front door and asked for a glass of water.
The woman agreed and went into the kitchen, followed by the boy.
After she gave him the cup of water he immediately dropped it on the floor and ran out of the house.
When he had left the woman discovered her handbag had been stolen, containing a small amount of cash and personal belongings, from her living room.
The girl is described as aged between 14 and 21-years-old and the boy around seven years old.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have information about this incident or who may have seen these two young people in Rhosnesni, possibly attempting further offences, to contact DC Dewi Davies at Wrexham CID on 0845 6071002 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 in complete confidence.