Bogus water official stole cash from Cheslyn Hay home

By Jordan Reynolds | Cheslyn Hay & Great Wyrley | Crime | Published:

A bogus water official stole cash from a home in Cheslyn Hay.

CCTV of the suspects

Police are warning people to be on their guard against suspicious callers at the door following the incident.

The advice comes after a bogus water official struck at the home of a man at about 5pm on Saturday.

A man claimed he was working for the water board and that he needed to check the water in the property. He entered the property and he stole a quantity of cash.

CCTV of bogus official

He is described as white, between 30 and 40 years old and was wearing a red jacket and baseball cap. Another two men were captured with him on CCTV leaving the area.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone with information, or who saw anyone suspicious and/or vehicles in the area prior to the incident, particularly where men knock on the door unexpectedly.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 707 of 12 October 2019.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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