A 102-year-old woman has been left extremely shaken after she was robbed of her pension in Larne.
A man entered the elderly woman’s home in the Newpark area of Magheramorne at around 5pm on Wednesday evening.
The man, who is believed to be in his 40s, demanded cash before leaving with her pension money.
The police have described the act as “absolutely despicable”.
Detective Sergeant Leighanne Robinson said: “It is absolutely despicable and morally reprehensible that a vulnerable older person has been targeted by an unscrupulous criminal. Taking pension money is unconscionable."
The man was wearing a dark-coloured fleece and blue yacht cap.
Police are asking for anyone with information to contact them.