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POLICE are today hunting bogus callers who posing as water board officials to conned their way into people's homes.A man talked his way into the home of an elderly woman in Holbrook claiming there was a water leak.

POLICE are today hunting bogus callers who posing as water board officials to conned their way into people's homes.

A man talked his way into the home of an elderly woman in Holbrook claiming there was a water leak.

The 91-year-old was asked to empty her cupboards at 3.30 pm yesterday and after he left she discovered a quantity of cash was stolen.

The caller was described as white, of 5 ft 7 ins and was wearing jeans and a woollen top.


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A man also talked his way into a property in Plover Road, Ipswich, and asked a woman to turn on her taps in the kitchen.

While she was distracted another male searched the house and took a small amount of cash from a purse at 2.45 pm yesterday.

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The first man is described as white, of late 40's, 5 ft 4 ins, and was wearing jeans, a T-shirt and body warmer.

The other was described as being younger and was wearing navy blue dungaree overalls.

Witnesses are asked to telephone Crimestoppers free on 0800 555111 or Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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