Cash and Wallet Stolen in Burglary

Grimsby: Appeal for witnesses and help to find those responsible

28 May 2015

POLICE are appealing to anyone who may be able to help with their enquiries into a burglary which happened at 5pm on May 27 on Pheonix Street, Grimsby.

An elderly woman was unlocking her front door when a man engaged her in conversation he then managed to slip past her as she put her walker away.  He entered her home and stole a wallet and purse which contained cash.

The suspect has been described as a white man, 5'4"-5'6" tall of slim build.  He had medium length scruffy hair, wearing a dark coloured jacket.

Did you see anything?  Can you help officers to find this man?

Anyone with information about the burglary or anyone who may be able to identify the man should contact Humberside Police on the non-emergency telephone number 101, quoting Crime Reference 2116170. 

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.