Woman, 93, burgled by conman 'gardener'
A 93-year-old woman was burgled by a man who tricked his way into her west Hull home.
A man turned up at the woman's bungalow in Woburn Street and walked in before the woman had opened her front door, offering to do some gardening.
The suspect then stole a handbag which contained £80 in cash.
He is described as white, of slim build, aged 20 to 30 and wearing a light-grey top.
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Detective Constable Justin Marrow said: "This was a despicable offence where the offender would appear to have targeted an elderly, vulnerable victim.
"I appeal to anyone who saw this man or anything unusual to contact us."
The burglary happened at 4.30pm on Friday, October 5. Anyone with information should call police on 101.