residents urged to be extra vigilant after jewellery theft
in Burnham-On-Sea have been warned to be extra vigilant after
an elderly woman had jewellery stolen from her on Saturday evening
80 year-old was approached at 4pm by two women in
St Andrew's Road and a necklace was stolen.
of the women, who had a foreign accent, asked her for directions
to the hospital and went to 'hug' her as a sign of gratitude,
but her necklace was stolen and replaced with a cheap fake.
family says she was unhurt but shaken by the incident and have
urged other residents to be aware of the scam.