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CCTV appeal after pensioner is targeted by burglar

Police want to speak to this woman in connection with a burglary on Handsworth Road, Sheffield

Police want to speak to this woman in connection with a burglary on Handsworth Road, Sheffield

Images of a woman believed to have information about the burglary of an elderly woman in Sheffield have been released by police.

A woman knocked at the door of the 90-year-old’s home in Handsworth Road, near to the New Crown Inn, Handsworth at around 4.30pm on Saturday, June 22.

She asked to use the toilet and left the property two minutes later.

The pensioner then discovered that her purse was missing from her handbag.

The woman is described as white, between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build with long, dark hair.

Anyone who recognises the woman pictured, or has information, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 982 of 24 June 2014. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 
 
 

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