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.
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.
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"One asked him to go into the garden while another stole money from the bungalow.
"Please advise all elderly residents not to open the door until they have seen identification."