Dagenham woman, 90, burgled while hanging out washing

Police are investigating the burglary

Police are investigating the burglary - Credit: Archant

A 90-year-old Dagenham woman was burgled as she hung out her washing.

The victim was in her back garden between 4 and 5pm on Monday, 16 June when she was alerted by a neighbour that a man had walked in and out of her home.

When she checked her house in Listowel Road, she found her purse containing bank cards and £170 cash missing.

The suspect is described as a black man of approximately 5ft 10 tall and was wearing a light grey tracksuit and a grey ‘rasta’ style hat.

If you witnessed the incident or recognise the man, contact detectives at Barking and Dagenham CID on 0203 276 1059 or 101 quoting reference 5109731/14.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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