Tricksters have burgled a house in Church after posing as workmen.
Hyndburn Police said two men knocked on a resident’s door on Church Street and ‘tricked their way in’.
They then distracted the victim before stealing her handbag.
The incident happened at around 12pm on Saturday, March 5.
A police spokesperson said: “If you saw anyone suspicious in the area around the time please call 01254 353103.”