Two men trick their way into house during distraction burglary in Wellingborough
0 Have your say A man tricked his way into a house by claiming he needed to check a broken water pipe before allowing his accomplice in to steal cash.
The distraction burglary took place between 2.10pm and 2.40pm yesterday (Thursday) in Margaret Avenue, Wellingborough.
A man knocked at the door of an elderly couple and told them there was a broken water pipe that needed to be checked.
He was allowed into the property to check the taps and while this was taking place another person entered the house and took money from a room upstairs.
The man who knocked at the door was white, of stocky... read more
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