Distraction burglary, West Belfast
07 Jan 2011
Detectives in West Belfast are appealing for information about a distraction burglary in West Belfast.
Shortly before 7.20pm on Thursday 6 January it was reported that a man had called at the door of a woman aged in her 80s at Whiterock Gardens.
The main claimed he was from the Water Service and convinced the householder to allow him to check a bathroom tap.
When the man had left the woman noticed that a sum of money was missing.
Anyone with information should contact detectives by calling 0845 600 8000, alternatively information about crime can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.