Witham: Elderly Woman Burgled

31 March 2014, 09:58 | Updated: 31 March 2014, 10:25

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at an elderly woman's Witham home.

A woman entered the 91-year-old's house in Maldon Road, at around 2.35pm on March 20, through an insecure back door.

She grabbed a handbag and said "have a nice day" to the homeowner who was in as she ran off.

The woman is thought to have had pink in her hair.

An attempt is believed to have been made to withdraw money from at a cash machines in Kelvedon and Colchester later that day by a man wearing a green jacket.