Neighbourhood Watch News Article
Published: 5th May 2011
At approximately 11.30am this morning, Thursday 5th May, two men travelling in a red Ford Transit van, index number RO 52 EXG, called at an address in Deaconsfield Road, Corner Hall, Hemel Hempstead.
One white male described as in his 60’s, balding with a flat cap and dark plain jacket, tried to distract the elderly male resident into looking at his fence whilst a second suspect tried to get inside the house. The second white male is described as in his 50’s wearing dark blue clothes with a peaked hat.
They left a business card at the house in the name of ’Pinewood tree and garden care’. This vehicle and it’s users are known to Police in the Watford area and may be involved in distraction burglary or rogue trading offences.
Watch members are asked to pay attention for these men and this van. If seen, phone the Police immediately using the 999 system. Quote Police Unique Reference Number :- 255 of the 5th May.
Do not approach the men or their vehicle. Police advice is to ’never’ deal with ’cold callers’.
Author: Neighbourhood Watch
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