Appeal after three men carry out distraction burglary in Clifton

Officers are appealing for information after a 68-year-old woman was the victim of a distraction burglary.

She found one man in her back garden and he distracted her by saying she needed a new water pipe, while another entered her home. A third man waited in a vehicle outside.

The incident happened in Stanesby Rise, Clifton, at around 3.15pm yesterday (20 April 2017). It is not believed anything was taken.

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The men were seen to be using a grey 53 plate vehicle which has been described as a Renault or a Citroen.

If anyone has any information on these men or this vehicle, please contact 101 and quote incident number 491 of 20 April 2017.