Distraction burglars steal cash from pensioner in Berrow
police have this week urged to residents to be extra vigilant
following a distraction burglary in Berrow.
were called to a property in the village on Saturday after a pensioner
had a large sum of money stolen.
Ian Kennett told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The pensioner answered
a cold caller at the door and was distracted while someone entered
his home and took a quantity of money."
would ask residents to be extra vigilant. I would add that this
is an isolated incident and there have not been other distraction
burglaries in the Burnham area for some time."
with information about the incident should contact Burnham Police
via the non-emergency number 101.