A burglar stole an 85-year-old’s purse after sneaking into her house.

It is thought the suspect took advantage of a door left open in warm weather on Friday (May 23) in Harwood Avenue, Goring.

The purse was taken sometime between 5pm and 9pm.

Anyone with information should call Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting serial 1180 of 24/5.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.