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.

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