E-fit released in connection to distraction burglary


Latest news in Yorkshire: October 29, 2018 04:22:17 PM

Police investigating an incident in which an 83-year-old woman was
visited by two bogus callers at her home address, are asking for your
help to identify the man in this e-fit image.

The woman was at her home address in Thorne Road, Hatfield at around
4.15pm on Friday 19 October, when two men purporting to be police
officers entered her house.

The suspects have searched the house whilst asking if she had any
valuables in the property. Both suspects have been disturbed and then
fled empty handed.

It is reported that a black Volkswagen Golf was seen in the nearby area
at the time of the offence.

PC Nicola Blewitt said: “We’d like to hear from anyone who saw or heard
anything suspicious on that Friday afternoon. An e-fit has been created
of someone I wish to identify, who I believe may be involved in this

“Also I wish to appeal for anybody with any CCTV or dash cam footage,
who may have been in the area at the time.”

If you can help, please call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800
555111. Please quote incident number 550 of 19 October 2018.


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