Police are appealing for information following a break-in and theft from the home of an elderly woman in Dunfermline.

Entry was gained to a property at Clay Acres Court in the town sometime between 1am and 6.30pm on Monday, February 15.

A purse containing cash and a bag containing a four figure sum were stolen during the incident.

The occupant was not at home during the incident.

Constable Helena Scott of the Fife Division Community Investigation Unit said: "We are appealing to anyone who may have any information or who may have seen any suspicious activity around the Clay Acres Court area to come forward.

"Anyone with information can call 101, quoting incident 2781 of 15 February, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."