|Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding an attempt distraction burglary that took place on Mears Ashby Road, Wilby. Unknown males (possibly 3) knock at front door of the elderly victim. The victim unlocks the door, but does not open it. The males state they were present due to a gas leak, however the victim had not reported a gas leak. The victim does not open door, and tells the males he had not called them and the males then go away. The males were not wearing uniform consistent with them being staff from appropriate utility company. This happened between the hours of 22:00hrs & 23:55hrs on Saturday the 27th of January.
Did you witness anything?
Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?
Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of?
If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting Ref: 18000043487
We are asking anyone who has contact with an elderly or vulnerable person to pass on the gentle crime prevention reminders to help prevent them from becoming a victim of doorstep crime.
‘If you are not sure, don’t open the door’
If you require any further information or advice please feel free to contact a member of the Wellingborough Neighbourhood policing team on 101 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any information in relation to anyone involved in doorstep crime, please contact us on 101. You can also provide confidential information should you wish to remain anonymous. These calls can be made to the Independent Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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