Police have issued a warning after a man posing as a gardener stole a "large amount" of money from the elderly in Stapenhill.
Staffordshire Police were called out at 1.30pm this afternoon after a man had been reportedly knocking on doors between Essex Road and Birchfield Road offering garden work and clearing rubbish.
Two distracted burglaries were reported to the authorities with a "large amount of money" being taken from one property.
The man was described as white, in his 50s and of stocky build. He was wearing dark overalls and a baseball cap.
The investigation is ongoing and police are appealing for any information that may help them with their enquiries.
Call Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 250 of September 5th if you think you have any information on this incident.