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Police hunt man who stole £2,000 of jewellery from elderly Timperley couple

By David Prior at

Police have released an efit of a man they are hunting after £2,000 of jewellery was stolen from an elderly couple in Timperley yesterday.

The incident took place at a house on Langdale Close at around 3.45pm yesterday afternoon.

A man was seen hanging around the couple’s home and was confronted by a concerned neighbour.

The efit of a man police are looking to speak to

The efit of a man police are looking to speak to

He pretended to be a family member and once the neighbour had returned to her house, the offender opened the front door of the victims’ house and walked upstairs.

The elderly lady then confronted the man as he was coming back down the stairs and attempted to stop him from leaving, but the offender pushed past her and escaped with over £2,000 worth of jewellery.

No more information is available about the man police are looking for.

If you have information which may help identify the man, call 101 or CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.