POLICE have released CCTV images of a man suspected of burgling a house in Widnes.

The male – described as being white, well-built, between 5ft8 and 5ft9 in height – entered a property on Gleneagles Drive between 2pm and 2.15pm on Tuesday, September 4.

He then stole a purse from the unoccupied home before leaving through the back door.

Officers say the burglar had a round face and short grey hair, which was partially balding.

The man is believed to be in his 50s and spoke with a Widnes accent.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 18100276781, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.