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Distraction burglary attempt in Brooke Road, Oakham




A woman in her 70s is believed to have thwarted a distraction burglary - but police are warning others to be on their guard.

The resident of Brooke Road in Oakham was visited by a young man just after 11am on Wednesday (June10), who claimed there was a water leak at the back of her property.

While she was speaking with him at back of the house she became suspicious and asked for identification. She then found a second man had entered the house.


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