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Police Hunt Pitstone Fraudsters

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12:24pm 28th March 2014

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was defrauded in Yardley Ave, Pitstone.

At 12.45pm last Friday (21/3) the victim answered her door to a man who claimed to be working on a neighbour’s fence and needed to look at hers.

On inspecting the fence he claimed there was a rats’ nest and said he could get rid of it if she paid £100 The victim gave the man the money and he agreed to return within 45 minutes to deal with the situation.

The offender has not returned and there was no rats’ nest in the area.

The first offender was a man, roughly 5ft 10ins, of a medium build, with a round face and light brown hair He wore a jumper and grey suit trousers.

The second offender was the passenger in the white Ford transit van that was parked near the property, He had black hair, a camouflage jacket, aged in his mid twenties wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information should contact PC Thomas Booth from Aylesbury police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

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.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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