Distraction Burglary

(Last Updated On: August 8, 2017)

PCSO Paul Hancock ~ Distraction Burglary in Hospital Rd, Moreton in Marsh
On the afternoon of Monday 7th August two males, dressed in what appeared to be a company uniform (blue trousers and blue polo shirts with a logo on the left of the chest) driving a white combi style van visited a lady on Hospital Rd, Morton in Marsh. Whilst one of them engaged the lady in a discussion about doing gardening work for her, the other went to the rear of the property, entering it through an unlocked door and stole her handbag.

 If you have any information regarding this incident please report the matter to the police by ringing 101 or by email to 101@gloucestershire.police.uk quoting Incident 389 of 07/08/2017.

Alternatively you may report any information you have anonymously to Crimestoppers by ringing 0800 555111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Please make members of your community aware of this type of crime and advise them to take steps not to fall victim to it. There is some excellent advice available on https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/30430/Crime-Prevention-Advice–Bogus-Callers-and-Distraction-Burglary

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