Elderly woman targeted in Diss distraction burglary

Three men have been arrested after a large amount of money and jewellery was stolen from an elderly woman in Diss during a distraction burglary.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft, which happened between 8.35pm and 8.45pm on Friday in Willbye Avenue.

Two men rang the victim's doorbell and told her that they needed to check her water services. One of the men kept her busy whilst the other made a search of her bedroom.

Three men in their early 20s and from the local area were arrested in connection with the incident and have been released on bail until October 10.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Claire Fox at Thetford CID on 0845 456 4567 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.