APPEAL: '˜Doorstep caller' trickster stole money from pensioner

Police are appealing for information following theft from an elderly woman in Taddington.

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 9:54 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:52 am
Police appeal.

On the morning of Monday, February 27, a doorstep caller visited a property on Main Street in Taddington selling cleaning products.

Once inside, the 93-year-old victim bought a pair of scissors and the man left. It is believed that £30 was stolen from the property.

Following the incident, residents in the area are being asked who may have been visited by a door step caller on Monday to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC David Collier on 101, quoting occurrence number 17000087142.

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