A PENSIONER was locked in her toilet as bogus workmen raided her home. 

The thugs made off with hundreds of pounds in cash after the terrifying raid. 

The Hamilton woman, 75, was left "extremely shaken and upset" said her granddaughter Abigail McGillivray on social media. 

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She added that the conmen told her grandmother they had to check on her water because of a contamination threat. 

One locked her in the bathroom of her Burnblea Gardens home while the other raided her drawers and purse, pilfering £580 in total. 

One was in his late 40s, with light brown hair, of a medium build and was wearing a navy body warmer, the other was slim and wearing a skip cap. 

Police have launched an investigation into the incident. 

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Officers are carrying out enquiries after a bogus workman incident at Burnblea Gardens in Hamilton which happened on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

"Two men entered the home of a 75-year-old woman on the pretence that they needed to carry out a water safety check.

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"The men distracted the woman and made off with a three-figure sum of money.

"Anyone who knows who was responsible should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting 2488 of April 28, 2021. “

Abigail said her gran "insists the money doesn’t matter" but has set up a fundraiser.

She added: "I know she’s been saving up and thought this might cheer her up." You can donate here.