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92-year-old woman has £1,000 stolen from Saltdean flat

The Argus: 92-year-old woman has £1,000 stolen from flat 92-year-old woman has £1,000 stolen from flat

This is the man police want to speak to after a elderly woman had more than £1000 stolen from her handbag by an intruder.

Sussex Police have published this e-fit in a bid to help to solve the burglary of an elderly woman in Lustrells Vale in Saltdean at 1pm on Friday April 3.

The flat’s 92-year old occupant opened the door to a man and even though she promptly closed the door on him she found later that the door was open and more than £1000 had been taken from her handbag in the flat.

Police want to speak to the man described as white, about 6' 2", bald, and wearing dark clothing including a buttoned up coat.

Detective Constable Richard Valder-Davis of the Brighton Priority Crime Team said; "This was a despicable theft in which an elderly lady was preyed upon.”

If you saw this man in the area that afternoon, perhaps with a vehicle, or have any other information, please call us via 101 or email quoting serial 1309 of 3/4.

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