Residents urged to be on alert after distraction burglary in Doncaster

Doncaster residents are being urged to be on alert, after an elderly resident was made the victim of a distraction burglary this week.

By Sarah Marshall
Saturday, 04 May, 2019, 12:34
South Yorkshire Police have warned of an elderly resident being targeted in a distraction burglary in Armthorpe

The distraction burglary took place in the Armthorpe earlier this week.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "The elderly resident was advised that two males from the council wanted to look at a tree in the back garden that needed cutting down.

"Please advise all elderly residents not to open the door until they have seen identification."