Elderly man's home burgled in Plymouth

Police are appealing for information after a man called at an 81-year-old male victim’s home in Northampton Close, Whitleigh, and took his jacket and wallet containing cash.

The man had visited previously when selling some clothing and returned on Wednesday 30 December 2015 between 6.30pm and 6.45pm.

On this occasion the man entered the hallway when the victim answered the door...

Elderly man targeted by distraction burglars

Police in Plymouth are appealing for information after cash and a watch of sentimental value were taken during a distraction burglary at an elderly man’s home.

The victim answered a knock on his door between 10am and 11am on Monday 13 April when a man pushed past and asked to measure up fencing to the rear garden of his home in St Peters Road, Manadon.

While the victim was...