Police are warning members of the public to be vigilant after a bogus caller tried to enter a property in Dereham.

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At around 7.30pm on Thursday January 30 a man knocked on the door in Bishoptyne Avenue and said he was from a surveying company and had spoken to the ‘estate manager’ who had been given him permission to carry out surveys in the area.

He was wearing an ID card around his neck, but did not allow the resident to take a proper look at it.

When he was told there wasn’t an ‘estate manager’ and that they were going to call the police, the man quickly left.

The man is described as white, in his mid-20s, around 5ft 10in, with short dark hair.

He was wearing a dark knee-length coat and spoke with a foreign accent, believed to be eastern European.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PC Pete Fuller or the Operation RADAR at Dereham Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Anyone who would like any advice or information on bogus callers and home security are encouraged to contact their local Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101.

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