Shock for Hunstanton OAP

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A woman in her 80s was confronted by a burglar in her home after being tricked into opening the front door.

The woman heard the bell ring at about 3pm on Tuesday and as she went to answer it the man entered the house in Lighthouse Lane, Hunstanton, via an unlocked back door.

The man fled the scene when disturbed by the pensioner.

A tan leather jewellery box, a red leather purse and a tan handbag were taken.

The offender is described as male, white, 5ft 11in of slim build, aged in his 20s in a mid-blue coloured top.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident, noticed anyone suspicious in the area around the times stated or with further information.

Contact DC Chris Parnham at King’s Lynn CID on 101 (calls cost 15p) or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.