Date of Incident: 13/09/2012 00:00:00
Location of incident: Gainsborough Road
Police are appealing for information following a deception crime which took place in Crewe.
At about 12.20pm on Thursday 13th September 2012, an 85-year-old woman returned to her home on Gainsborough Road where she was approached by a man.
The man stated that he had been doing some repairs on a neighbour's roof and had noticed she had some roof tiles missing.
He said he had repaired it for her and it would cost £150. The woman then drove the man to a cash machine to withdraw the money for him before dropping him off near to Crewe town centre.
The man did not have a vehicle or any tools with him.
He is described as white, about 5'9" tall, in his mid 30s and of slim build. He was clean shaven with mousey coloured cropped hair and was wearing a blue t-shirt with jeans. He spoke with a slightly Irish accent.
Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 385 of 13th September 2012.