CCTV images released after Rainham pensioner falls victim to distraction burglary

Image of woman police wish to speak with

Image of woman police wish to speak with - Credit: Archant

Detectives have released images of a woman they would like to speak to following a distraction burglary.

On the morning of September 18, a woman in her mid 30s knocked on a number of doors in Theydon Gardens, Rainham.

Police have said the victim, a man in his 90s, let a woman into his house and after a short while, she left taking some of his personal property.

CCTV at a nearby care home captured a woman in the area.

She is described as a thin, white woman, with long black hair and a thin face, wearing a pink/purple coat and blue jeans.


You may also want to watch:


Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting image 201664 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter