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Conman pretended to be policeman

PUBLISHED: 13:43 01 June 2006 | UPDATED: 10:56 22 October 2010

The e-fit of the conman

The e-fit of the conman

Detectives have today released an e-fit of a burglar who pretended to be a policeman and stole £1000 cash from an elderly woman.

Detectives have today released an e-fit of a burglar who pretended to be a policeman.

The man called at the home of an elderly woman at The Hawthorns, Fairstead, King's Lynn, between 3.45pm and 4pm on Friday May 26 and, claiming to be a police officer, tricked his way inside to steal £1000.

He is described as a white male in his 30s, 5ft 9in tall, with a beard which went around the side of his face. He was wearing a white shirt, with stripes running down it, and black trousers.

Police spokeswoman Beth Manning said: “The e-fit has been produced with the help of the victim. The victim clearly remembers him having long thin sideburns and it may be that this man has called on other homes in the area. We would urge anyone with information to contact police immediately.”

t Anyone with information about the above offence is asked to contact Det Con Shane Holmes at King's Lynn CID on 0845 456 4567.


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