Kettering man, 84, victim of distraction burglary

Jewellery was taken during the burglary
Jewellery was taken during the burglary

A distraction burglar conned his way into the house of an 84-year-old man and stole a wallet.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the burglary which took place in Wood Street, Kettering, on Saturday, September 1, between 6.15am and 7.15am.

A police spokesman said: “An offender entered the property of an 84-year-old man, stole a wallet from the bedroom and left.”

The thief was a white man, about 5ft 6in, of medium build, with short straight brown hair and clean-shaven.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information about it, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.