Burglar hunted after distracting elderly woman in Walmer with Christmas cards
An elderly woman has been targeted by a burglar who distracted
her... with Christmas cards.
The 88-year-old bought a set of festive cards from the man who
knocked at her door in Walmer, near Deal.
But he returned a few days later and asked to have the
The woman left him in her living room while she searched for
After the man left, the victim spotted her purse - containing
about £100 -and several bank cards had been stolen.
The burglar is described as white, 5ft 7ins, with brown curly
hair. He was clean-shaven and wore a light brown suit
He struck at about 3.30pm on Saturday, but Kent Police have only
just released details.
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