Chesterfield man, 90, victim of distraction burglary


A woman duped an elderly man into letting her into his home while another person burgled him.

The 90–year–old victim answered the door to a woman claiming to be from the home help at his home in Norbriggs Road, Woodthorpe, on Tuesday afternoon, May 27.

The woman was described as being white with dark hair, aged around 24 years old and wearing a dress.

She sat in the living room with the victim while someone else sneaked in the house and stole the his wallet, which contained cash and cards.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101.