80-year-old targeted by fake water board official

80-year-old targeted by fake water board official

Friday, 9th December 2016, 4:52 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:43 pm
Police want to talk to this man in connection with a burglary at a pensioner's home in Cosham PPP-160912-164501001

Between 4pm and 4.30pm on Wednesday, November 9, a man called at a flat in Medina Road and told the OAP he was from the water board and needed to check the water pressure.

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As he spoke to the victim, another man entered the flat and stole £360. The two then left and walked off together towards Cow Lane. One was white with a strong Northern Irish accent, 30, 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build and with an oval face. He was clean shaven with dark brown curly hair, and wore a blue denim jacket.

The other was white with a southern English accent, around 40-50, with greying swept back hair.

He wore a zip-up jacket. Officers want to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the e-Fit. Contact DC Dummer on 101 quoting 44160423848.