Suspect wanted by police after distraction burglary in Sheldon

West Midlands Police want to speak to this man following a distraction burglary in Carnford Road, Sheldon.

The suspect went to the home of a woman in her 70s saying he was from the council and there were rats in the garden that he needed to clear.

Suspect wanted by police for distraction burglary

The woman paid him in advance for the work to be completed.

He then told her he was going to his van to collect his tools, but never returned. It happened at around 4.30pm on 10 October.

If you know him or have any information, please contact West Midlands Police quoting crime number 20BE/233793H/18 via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.