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Elderly woman is burgled

Detectives in Bangor are appealing for information following a distraction burglary of an elderly woman in Comber last week.

An unknown man called at the home of the 78-year-old woman in the Old Forge Court area at around 3.15pm on Tuesday, June 22.

He claimed that he was from the Housing Executive and stated that he needed to speak with her about the drainage system of her household. When the man left the lady discovered a sum of money had been taken from her handbag.

Anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area yesterday is asked to contact detectives at Bangor on 0845 600 8000.

Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Belfast Telegraph