Warning after man hands over cash in distraction burglary
0 Have your say Residents are warned to be on their guard after an elderly man was conned out of money.
The was at his home in Wellfield, Whitley Bay, at noon on Monday, September 26, when an intruder let himself in through an unlocked front door.
While in his home the offender deceived the victim into handing over a small quantity of cash, the deception was only realised after the intruder had left.
The offender is described as a white man in his 40s, approximately 6ft tall with a local accent. He was wearing a bright red jumper with a coat over the top.
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