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Distraction burglary in Park Hill Road, Northampton


Dear Resident

We are urging people to be vigilant after a distraction burglary on PARK HILL ROAD in NORTHAMPTON.

The incident happened between 16:55-18:10 on 17/04/2024

The victim, an elderly man was visited at home by a male and female approximately in their 30's/40's.

It is believed that they arrived in a WHITE CAR and parked on STONE HILL COURT, NORTHAMPTON. if you have any CCTV or RING doorbell footage capturing a white car unknown to the area, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting 24000224376 . Alternatively you can report online here.

You can also pass on information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

There are some simple but effective measures you can take to prevent distraction burglary Click here for information.

  • Not expecting a caller?  Don’t recognise the person at your door?  If you’re not sure, don’t open the door!
  • Don’t enter into a conversation with cold callers. It’s not rude to ignore them.
  • Never employ anyone who knocks on your door offering trades or services. A reputable trader will never cold call
  • Join our DOORSTEP ACTION NETWORK. Request your free No Cold Callers door sticker from crimeprevention@northants.police.uk
  • If you would like to contact your local policing team, search in the Your Area section of our website.

    PCSO Rose Turner

    Neighbourhood Policing Team

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