E-fit Of Suspected Aylesbury Distraction Burglar
4:05pm 28th June 2012
Police in Aylesbury have released an e-fit picture of a man suspected of a distraction burglary
He stole money and jewellery from an elderley woman at her home in Alham Road earlier this month
Between 2.30pm and 3.15pm on Friday June 15, a man knocked on the door of a house of an elderly woman, 81, and told the victim that he was checking peoples water to make sure lead had not got into it.
When asked to enter the house to check the water, the man was allowed in.
While in the house, the man managed to distract the occupant and stole two silver necklaces, five rings and £36.
The man is white with a slight tan, in his late forties, about 5ft 7ins, of large build with dark hair. He was wearing a dirty white T-shirt with thin horizontal stripes, dark trousers and a distinctive red bead and gold patterned necklace.
Det Con James Horseman from Aylesbury police station said:
“I would like to hear from anyone who noticed a suspicious man fitting the above description or if you had unexpected visitors claiming they were checking to make sure lead had not got into water in the area.”
If you have information or you recognise the man in the E-fit, please call the Thames Valley Police 24-hour non-emergency number 101 and ask to speak to Det Con Horseman.
If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
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