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.

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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.”

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