Thief cons way into disabled man’s house
A THIEF conned his way into a disabled man’s house and stole a laptop and £50.
The thief called at the home of the 61-year-old man in Pine Avenue around 12.45pm on Sunday.
He said he needed change for a taxi journey and the homeowner let him in.
He took the £50 note and the laptop and left.
Police have described the suspect as white, aged 25-35, 5’8” to 5’9” of stocky build and with short cropped brown hair, a beard and moustache. He was wearing a grey fleece zip-up jacket, a grey lightish sweatshirt, and blue jeans.
Detective sergeant Tony Webb said: “This was a despicable crime against a disabled man in his own home, and we are seeking any information about the individual responsible.
Witnesses and anyone with information can call 101 quoting serial 0887 of 10/2 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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