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Pensioner targeted in burglary at South Yorkshire home

Detectives in South Yorkshire have issued an e-fit image of a man they would like to identify following a distraction burglary in which a pensioners was targeted earlier this month.

Credit: South Yorkshire Police

The man pictured is said to have visited the home of an 80-year-old man in Manor Road, Brampton, at around 3pm on Thursday 8 June, on the pretence that he was there to discuss road alterations in the area.

Police say that as the offender was speaking to the man at the back of the property, unknown offenders are said to have gone into the house and stolen a quantity of cash.

Following numerous enquiries in the area, police have now released the e-fit image with the hope that someone may be able to identify the man.