April 26, 2006
warning after distraction burglary in Burnham-On-Sea
police have warned residents in the town to be on their guard
after money was stolen in a distraction burglary.
learns the incident took place between 2-3pm in Stoddens Road
(pictured) on Monday afternoon, April 24th.
callers visited the house. They claimed to be working nearby and
asked if the owner could turn a tap on for them," said police
spokesman Ian Jury.
was during this time that we believe the offence took place, as
the resident later realised that a quantity of cash had been stolen."
would ask residents to be on their guard and only let people into
their house whom they know are bona fide."