Face of a 'despicable' conwoman

THIS is the face of a woman police say has been repeatedly cheating a 96-year-old pensioner of money. The CCTV image has been released this week in response to what officers are describing as a despicable crime. They say an elderly woman living in Dagenha

THIS is the face of a woman police say has been repeatedly cheating a 96-year-old pensioner of money.

The CCTV image has been released this week in response to what officers are describing as a despicable crime.

They say an elderly woman living in Dagenham has been targeted by the woman who has knocked on her door several times.

She asks the pensioner for change for a �20 note, but when the elderly lady hands over two �10 notes, she realises too late that the �20 note is fake.

A spokesman for Barking and Dagenham Police said: "This is a particularly despicable crime that targets the most vulnerable among our residents."

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.