We have been notified by the Police that there was a Distraction Burglary in BACKWELL, sometime between 3:30pm and 3:45pm on Tuesday the 16th of February. A mixed race male knocked on a door and when it was answered he said he had a food delivery. The resident had not ordered any food and so refused delivery. The man then asked for a note to say they refused delivery. While the victim went to get some paper the man stepped inside and stole a purse, which contained cash,
Please remind your family and friends to ask for identification of callers and if necessary close the door while checking, genuine callers will understand the need for security,
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If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Police on 101. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or via their online form.
Please quote Reference number 5221034194, Thank you.