Warning over bogus callers

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

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Bogus callers: Police statement

Police say two suspicious vehicles were seen in the area and police would like information about them to see if they are linked to the attempt burglary in Tilden Close.

These are a white Toyota Hilux or Mitsubishi L200 with and orange roof bar; and a green and silver Mitsubishi L200.

Chief Inspector Phil Hibben, District Commander, Ashford, said: "Most people who call at your home will be genuine.

"However, occasionally people may turn up unannounced and try to trick their way into your home to steal valuables or money.

"If you have concerns about anyone calling at your home, don’t open the door and ask them to return when you have someone with you. Genuine callers won’t mind."

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