Elderly woman robbed at home by fake repair man
Police are appealing after an elderly woman was robbed at her Belfast home by a man who pretended he was there to carry out repair work.
It happened at around 4.10pm on Friday June 23 where it was reported that a man had entered the elderly woman's home on Brae Hill Crescent under false pretences - claiming he was there to carry out some repair work.
He took a sum of cash from the female victim before leaving.
Detective Constable Ritchie said: “We are appealing for anyone with information about this crime or who may have witnessed the incident, to contact detectives at Musgrave Street Station on 101, quoting incident reference 976 23/06/17.
"If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”