Bogus builder in Southsea roof con

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A BOGUS builder cheated an 87-year-old woman out of £45.

The conman called at the woman’s home in The Thicket in Southsea between midday and 4pm on Wednesday, September 12.

He said her roof needed repairing and took the money for building materials but did not return.

He is described as white, aged in his 40s, with tattoos on his neck and medium to long dark hair.

Anyone with information should contact Southsea police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.