Bogus caller alert after man (89) was victim of theft in Condorrat

Police are on the hunt for potential witnesses after a con artist claimed to be a water board worker - to steal from an 89-year-old man.

he incident took place around lunchtime on Wednesday October 14 in Lomond Grove.

The fraudster who was around 50 year-old and white used a distraction tactic to gain access to the man’s home.

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The victim was asked to run a tap - and it was at this point that the fraudster took advantage of his absence to steal a two -figure sum from inside the house.

Anyone who may be aware of someone going round doors purporting to be from the water board or with any information should contact police on 101 quoting crime number NC01331020.