Two people hunted after elderly woman conned in Penwortham

Posted on - 5th October, 2017 - 8:55am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham

A pensioner has been robbed during a distraction burglary in Penwortham


The elderly woman was targeted during Tuesday (3 October).

A man and a woman, in their mid-30s, were spotted acting suspiciously in the area.

The victim was targeted by two people in the Higher Penwortham area, who distracted her and made off with a number of items.

Read more: Unusual foot patrol for police in Penwortham

PCSO Hannah Blundell said: “The offenders have asked the victim for advice, claiming not to be from the local area. The male has black hair and was wearing an anorak and trousers, he is also described to have teeth missing.

“The female is described to have brown hair pulled back, wearing a green or grey anorak jacket. Both in their 30’s.”

PCSO Hannah Blundell is appealing for information and any witnesses should contact or call 01772 415855 quoting crime number SA1715605

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