Burglar takes cash in Essington distraction burglary

By Jordan Reynolds | Staffordshire | Crime | Published:

A burglar took cash from residents after demanding money for gardening work that had not been requested or completed.

The e-fit released by Staffordshire Police

A man approached residents at their home in St John's Road, Essington, and demanded money, leaving with a 'small amount' of cash.

The distraction burglary happened at around 11.15am on January 15.

Detectives from Staffordshire Police have released an e-fit of a suspect they want to speak to in connection the burglary.

Investigations are ongoing and anyone that recognises the man in the e-fit or has any other information about the burglary is asked to email quoting incident number 277 of January 15.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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