"At approximately 11.00am on Thursday 2nd October, an elderly
resident of Audlem was the victim of a distraction burglary. The offender
posed as an official and gained entry to the house, then made a search and
took property, leaving the victim very distressed.
"Please remember to use a door chain and to challenge all officials to
produce proper identification. If you are still not completely satisfied
that the caller is who they say they are, then please ask them to call again
after having first made an appointment. No genuine caller will object to
Ken Maple – Audlem Police Officer
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