A CONMAN tricked his way into the home of a 90-year-old woman.
The thief posed as a water worker to steal cash from his victim.
The incident occurred at a house in Ghyllroyd Drive, Birkenshaw.
The man told the woman to check the water supply in her kitchen.
While she was in there the man stole cash from a leather purse in a bedroom and left a short time later.
He is described as Asian, aged about 20, 5ft 7in tall and skinny. He has short dark hair and stubble.
He was wearing a light grey suit with a coat over the top.
The theft happened at 5.45pm on Monday, July 7, but details have only now been revealed.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc Coulson- Robinson on 0845 6060606