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Image released after cash stolen from woman in her 90s in Nottingham

Detectives investigating the theft of cash from a vulnerable elderly lady have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

The woman, aged in her 90s, was at home when a suspect entered her living room and stole cash from her purse.

The incident occurred at an address in Mapperley Park, on 17 May this year.

Officers have been pursuing a number of leads but are now appealing for the public’s help to trace a man seen outside the address.

Detective Constable Tim Townsend, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a callous and cowardly crime perpetrated against a vulnerable, elderly victim.

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“We are determined to catch the person responsible and believe the man in this image may have information that will help our investigation.

“If you know who he is – or if this is you – please get in touch with us at the earliest opportunity.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 297 of 19 May 2023 or contact Crimestoppers.

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