A SNEAK thief has stolen more than £6,000 in cash from a sheltered housing complex in Malvern.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the theft which took place sometime between 12.30pm and 3pm on Thursday, May 15 at a flat in Geraldine Court, Geraldine Road.

Detective Constable Thomas Birchley said: “We are appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the Geraldine Road area last Thursday and particularly anyone carrying a bag.

“We also want to hear from anyone who knows of a person with an unusually large amount of extra cash.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Birchley on 101 quoting incident number 623s 150514.