Distraction burglar steals £400 from Crawley resident

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A distraction burglar has stolen £400 from a resident’s handbag.

The theft happened in Leveret Lane, Langley Green on Thursday (March 24).

Police were called at 5.26pm after a man who claimed to be from a water board distracted the resident and stole £400 from a handbag, a spokesman said.

Witnesses can call 101 quoting 1154 of 24/3.

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