Warning over bogus callers

Police are warning people to be vigilant after bogus callers targeted elderly residents in Kent.

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Are bogus caller incidents linked?

Police investigating bogus callers in Ashford are looking into a second incident.

Two men called at a property in Tilden Close, High Halden, Ashford between 8pm and 8.15pm on February 28.

The men tried to enter the home of an 86-year-old woman claiming they were from the gas board.

However, the resident refused to let them in and they left empty handed.

The first man was white, aged 24-25, slim build, clean shaven with a southern accent - wearing dark clothing including a hooded top and a jacket.

The second was white, aged 21, Slim build with a southern accent - again wearing dark clothing including a hooded top. He was described as having a baby face and piercing eyes.

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