AN ELDERLY woman had a "frightening experience" after a bogus caller incident at her home in West Fife.

A man claimed he was at the home on Walter Hay Court in Rosyth to undertake maintenance work on the property.

He attended at around 5.45pm last Monday, March 22, and was able to get into the home, but no items were taken.

A search for the man has now been launched.

The suspect is as white, around 40-years-old, 5 ft 5 ins tall and of slim build.

He was wearing a light grey tracksuit and a grey coloured face mask.

Sergeant Katie Blackwell, of Dalgety Bay Police Station, said: "Although no items were stolen during the incident, it was a frightening experience for the woman.

"Officers have been conducting enquiries into the incident and we are now appealing to members of the public for information who may have information in connection.

"We are asking for motorists who were in the area around the time of the incident and have a dash-cam to check their footage as they may have captured something which could assist our enquiries."

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3027 of March 22, 2021.

Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where you can pass on information anonymously.