April 8, 2020 2.59 pm This story is over 42 months old

Man swiped £500 from Lincoln home while elderly woman was in garden

Police are appealing for help to identify this man

A man allegedly stole around £500 in cash from a Lincoln home while an elderly woman was in her garden.

The male suspect entered a property on Tower Crescent near to Lincoln County Hospital at around 3.30pm on Tuesday, April 7 before taking the money.

He is described as white and around five foot, two inches tall and he was wearing a high visibility jacket.

Lincolnshire Police published an image on Wednesday, April 8 of a man they wish to identify in connection with the sneak in burglary.

Have you seen this man? Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Anyone with information, or who recognises the man, should contact police on 101 or via email at fo[email protected] quoting incident 269 of April 7.

Alternatively, it can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online here.