Police warn about bogus doorstep callers after Leek incident

POLICE have issued a warning to elderly householders to be on their guard against bogus doorstep callers

Men claiming to be from the water board tricked their way into a pensioner’s home in Wellington Court, Leek.

They claimed they needed to check the water supply because of an explosion. Nothing was taken- in last Friday’s incident

The men are described as white and in their 20’s. One was about 5ft 5ins tall, of medium build and wearing a dark jacket and jeans.

Staffordshire Police would like to hear about any possible other similar incidents. Call them on 101.