A con man targeted a pensioner for her bank card before stealing thousands of pounds in cash.

The alleged fraudster was seen withdrawing cash from ATMs after taking the Barclays bank card from a woman in her 80s.

She received a phone call from a man claiming to work for her bank, and told there were problems with her card.

He then told her that someone would pick up her old card and her PIN details from her address.

Then he is believed to have gone to cash machines in Bognor and withdrawn £2,300.

Police have issued CCTV images of the man they want to track down in connection with the incident.

PC Ryan Spencer said: "The victim was duped into believing that she needed a new bank card after receiving an intimidating phone call.

"Banks will never ask for personal details such as the PIN over the phone and new bank cards should normally be sent out automatically.

"Be aware of any fraudulent phone calls and if you believe the caller is not genuine, simply hang up the phone. You can ask for proof of identification for any caller who knocks on your door.

"If you recognise this man please contact us immediately."

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to report it online at sussex.police.uk or call 101 and quote Operation Signature.