Appeal after man raided elderly resident's home in Spalding
Police want help to trace a man wanted in connection with a raid on an elderly resident's home in Spalding.
Officers say the incident happened at about 1.25pm on Saturday - when a man knocked on the door in The Parkway.
A police spokesman said: "Upon the elderly occupant answering the door, the man assaulted the elderly occupant attempting to barge past them into the address and took their walking stick.
"Members of the public intervened, and the man ran off along Hawthorn Bank, attempting to gain entry to another premises, before making off."
The matter has been recorded as a 'dwelling burglary' by the police.
If you recognise the man in the photo, contact police by calling 101 quoting incident 216 of 18 June or email email@example.com including ‘Incident 216 of 18 June’ in the subject line.
You can also anonymously report information via the independent charity Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or online mentioning ‘Incident 216 of 18 June’.