Police are asking for help to trace a woman who we would like to speak with following two burglaries in Skelmersdale.

Both incidents happened on Saturday 23 May on Inglewhite.

One burglary happened sometime between 8am and 3pm in which it is believed that someone entered the property through a door at the rear  and took keys to the house and to nearby allotments.

The second burglary happened between 11.30am and 12pm. Similarly someone entered the property through a door at the rear and took keys to the house as well as to a car.

We a keen to trace a woman who was seen in the area around the time of the incidents. She is described as white, aged approximately mid 40’s with dyed red/ purplish coloured hair that was described as greasy. She appeared gaunt with scabs on her face and a tattoo along the side of her hand of the name ‘Evelyn’.

She was wearing a blue rabbit onesie, a yellow Minions rucksack, a dark blue puffa jacket and she was carrying a black sleeping bag with her.

PC 3442 Hanif Patel of Preston Police said: “The woman was seen in the area by a number of witnesses and we are keen to trace her as soon as possible as she may have important information to help us with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should call us on 01257 246 267.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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