Police are warning elderly residents and their friends and family to be aware of bogus callers who called at the homes of older people in York and Selby.
In the latest incidents, two women in their seventies were targeted in Selby.
On 17 December 2013 at around 4.45pm man called at the home of a woman in her seventies on D’Arcy Road, Selby. The man entered her home through an unlocked door and claimed he needed to speak to her. She ushered him out and told him to go away which he did.
A short time later a man called at the home of a woman in her 70s on Parkin Avenue, Selby. He claimed to be checking the water supply and needed to get into her house. The woman refused and shut her door.
In both incidents nothing was taken, but both victims were very shaken up by the experience.
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The wife of a man found dead in a caravan near Selby at the weekend has described him as kind, loving and caring with a heart of gold.
Police are still investigating the unexplained death of 23-year-old Sean Boy Finney, who was found unconscious at the Ranch Caravan Park on Cliffe Common, on Sunday. Paramedics were unable to revive him and he was declared dead at the scene.
Alexandra Finney said:
"My husband, my best friend, my life, my everything, my Sean Boy Finney has left this earth to go to heaven. He had a heart of gold, was kind, loving and caring.
“As heart broken as I am, he's given me strength through God. God has told me he is in peace and God will look after him until I arrive
“His heart and head are in peace. He promised he'd never leave me and he hasn't.
“My love for Sean will never die and his love for me will never die. True and unconditional love. I love you for eternity my Sean.
Three men have been arrested after the unexplained death of a man at a North Yorkshire caravan park.
The 23-year-old was found unconscious in a caravan near Selby yesterday morning. Several attempts to revive him failed. Police say they're exploring the possibility that he was attacked before going to bed.
Three local men aged 27, 30 and 49, have been bailed until February.