Elderly man tricked into giving a burglar cash after break in at Whitley Bay home
An elderly man was burgled at his Whitley Bay home by a thief who broke in and tricked the pensioner into handing over cash.
The distraction burglary happened in Wellfield in North Tyneside at noon on Monday, September 26, when an intruder let himself in through an unlocked front door.
While in the house, the offender deceived the victim into handing over a small quantity of cash, the deception was only realised after the intruder had left.
Police are advising residents to be on their guard and have released a description of the thief to try and track him down
The offender is described as a... read more
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