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Norfolk woman targeted by conman who steals her handbag

PUBLISHED: 11:59 25 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:59 25 April 2018

Police were called after a distraction burglary in north Norfolk.  Picture: Ian Burt.

Police were called after a distraction burglary in north Norfolk. Picture: Ian Burt.

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A woman was conned into letting a man into her backgarden to mend a broken fence panel, and later discovered her handbag had been stolen.

Police are appealing for information following the distraction burglary in High Street, East Runton, near Cromer.

It happened between 2.30pm and 3.15pm on Monday, April 23.

The man was white, with short black hair, quite tall and of average build. He was wearing a long-sleeved top with red detail.

Anyone with information should call DC Mark Randall at Great Yarmouth CID on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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