Re-appeal for information on Paisley robbery

Published 21 November 2019
Detectives investigating an incident in Paisley where an elderly woman was robbed are re-appealing to the local community for any information.


Around 6.25pm on Thursday 14 November, 2019, a man entered a house in Windsor Crescent and assaulted the 88 year-old woman. He then stole a three figure sum of cash, her bank cards and house keys.


Although she did not require hospital treatment, she has been left badly shaken as a result of this incident.


The man responsible is described as aged between 30-40 years and around 5ft 4 inches in height and of medium build with short cropped red hair. He was wearing a brown jacket.


Detective Inspector Robert Bowie of Paisley Police Station said: “Although officers have carried out a number of enquiries in the area, we have not yet traced the man responsible for this despicable crime, and I am again asking the public to think back in case they remember something that will assist our enquiries.


“My officers are continuing to study CCTV footage from in and around Windsor Crescent. I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed anyone acting suspiciously in the area, or who recognises the description of the suspect as a matter of urgency.”


Anyone with information should contact Paisley Police Station through 101 quoting reference number 3048 of Thursday 14 November 2019. Alternatively please contact Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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