Two men have been jailed for a total of 40 years after an aggravated burglary in Essex, where a man was shot.
Pensioner Robbed By Bogus Callers In Brentwood
An elderly woman has been robbed in her own home in Brentwood by men posing a Water Board workers.
On Tuesday (27th May) a man knocked on the door of the property in Whittingdon Road in Hutton at around 10.30am.
A woman in her 70s let him in after he said he was from the Water Board.
Once he was in it is thought another man snuck in behind, went upstairs and stole almost £500 in cash and some jewellery.
The man who knocked on the door is described as white, in his late 40s, wearing dark clothing and shoes.
Dci Paul Maleary from Brentwood CID said: "I would urge all people to ask anyone knocking at the door for identification.
"Unfortunately bogus callers do operate. If you are suspicious, report it to the police. Most people who call at your home will have a genuine reason for doing so but by taking a few simple precautions you can protect yourself and your home.”
Anyone with information about an assault on a man in Chelmsford a month ago, which left him with serious head injuries, is being asked to come forward.
Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
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