84 year old targetted by bogus callers

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84 year old targetted by bogus callers

An 84 year old man`s been robbed after by bogus callers in Northampton.

Two men knocked on his door in Laceby Walk on Sunday claiming there was a water leak and that his taps needed checking.

While one kept the victim in the kitchen the other went upstairs and stole his wallet.

Both offenders were white.

One was in his late teens while the other was in his 60s.

The teenager was about 5ft 3ins, of medium build and dressed in blue.

The older offender was about 5ft 5ins and was wearing an open face balaclava.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, you can use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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