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Distraction Burglary Warning For City

POLICE in Wolverhampton are urging residents to be vigilant after a 64-year-old woman became the victim of a distraction burglary yesterday.

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Police encourage vigilance following distraction burglaries

Police in Wolverhampton are urging residents to be vigilant following a number of distraction burglaries in the region. Between 14 July and 6 August 2010, there were a total of six distraction burglaries reported in the Ashmore Park, Pennfields, Bradley, Lanesfield and Goldthorn Park areas. In three of the six incidents, offenders claimed to be […]

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Advice on Distraction Burglaries

West Midlands Police have reported a number of ‘distraction burglaries’ this week in the Wednesfield area and local officers believe that a group of burglars are targeting elderly and vulnerable people. Two incidents were reported to detectives in Wednesfield on 22nd September where men posing as ‘Water Board’ officials conned their way into the homes […]