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Appeal for information following burglary in Havant

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at an address on Westways, Havant


At approximately 2.25pm on Friday 8 July, a man knocked at the door at the address of a woman in her 90s and offered to do some building work. When the woman declined he then asked to use her toilet before stealing money from the property.


He left the area on foot in the direction of Havant Road.


The woman was not injured during the incident.


Police have been conducting enquiries in the area but would like to hear from anyone who lives locally who we have not spoken to yet, who may have had a similar caller at their door either on the same day or recently.


Officers would also like to hear from anyone who may have CCTV, Ring Doorbell or dash cam footage from the area at the time that may assist with enquiries.  


The man involved is described as:


Aged between 30 and 50-years-old

White with tanned skin

Of medium to stocky build

Thick, dark brown hair

Clean shaven

Wearing a plain navy t-shirt and dark blue jeans.


Anyone with information that may assist with ⁸enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting 44220273181. Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/