AN 82-YEAR-OLD woman was the victim of a theft.

An unknown man knocked on the door of her home, in St Michael’s Road, Locks Heath.

He came into her home and took a purse containing about £100 in cash.

The suspect is described as white, aged 35 to 40, 5ft 6in to 5ft 10in, of medium build, with dark hair. He had a local accent.

Police are keen to hear from anyone in the area when the theft took place between 4pm and 7pm last Wednesday.

Call Jane Dye at Gosport police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.