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Teenage boy from Margate arrested following distraction burglary in Cliftonville

By Katie Davis

A teenager has been arrested following a report of a distraction burglary.

It was reported between noon and 6.50pm on Tuesday that two people approached and spoke to the victim, a woman in her 60s, through the window of her home in Warwick Road, Cliftonville.

The victim then noticed a person in the property and confronted them.

Police. Stock pic

Police. Stock pic

She later realised money was missing from her handbag.

A 17-year-old boy from Margate was arrested on suspicion of burglary yesterday.

The boy was released on bail until Tuesday, August 22 while enquiries continue.

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