A senior female was burgled while she was passing away in her bed by individuals who pretended they were calling an ambulance, police state.
Lancashire Cops have released CCTV video of a man and woman they want to talk to over the alleged burglary, which took place on Friday 16 October.
At about 3am, a man left his house in the town of Brierfield to seek assistance on the street for his dying better half.
The man and woman reportedly went into the house on Walter Street and used to call an ambulance while the victim, aged in his 80 s, went back upstairs to sit with his better half.
A handbag and a cellphone coming from the woman were later on discovered to be missing out on and reported taken.
Later on that very same day, the vulnerable male’s wife died.
PC Rob Bayley stated: “To dedicate a criminal offense like this on a senior and susceptible man in his hour of requirement is shameful and dreadful and we are devoted to finding those accountable.
” The male victim thought the wrongdoers, who were passers-by, were assisting him by calling for an ambulance while he returned upstairs to sit by the bedside of his passing away wife.
” But it has actually later on taken place that they had in reality assisted themselves to a bag, which was on a table in the front space, and a smart phone from inside a handbag, which was down the side of a chair.”
Anybody with details is asked to contact Lancashire Police on 101 estimating log number 0633 of 17 October