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Yarmouth distraction burglary

PUBLISHED: 13:30 13 July 2009 | UPDATED: 14:24 03 July 2010

A BURGLAR stole cash and jewellery from a Great Yarmouth home after ringing the front door bell to distract the occupant. The burglar broke in through the rear of the home in St Mary's Court while the occupant was distracted answering his front door only to find there was nobody there.

A BURGLAR stole cash and jewellery from a Great Yarmouth home after ringing the front door bell to distract the occupant. The burglar broke in through the rear of the home in St Mary's Court while the occupant was distracted answering his front door only to find there was nobody there. The incident happened between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday . A male was seen leaving the area and asked the victim if he wanted his hedge trimmed before walking off towards to Albion Road. The suspect is described as white, aged in his late 20's, with dark unkempt hair and wearing a black leather jacket. Anyone with information in relation to the incident should phone either DS Mark Scott at Great Yarmouth CID on 0845 4564567 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


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