Purse stolen during burglary

A WOMAN had her purse stolen during a distraction burglary in Crick.

The burglar struck at a property in Ellen Close between 12pm and 12.30pm on Tuesday this week.

He knocked on the door posing as an electrical engineer and telling the owner they had overpaid their electricity bill.

The burglar then asked for some change and after the owner went into another room he stole the purse.

Anyone with information should contact police on 03000 111222 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.