Hundreds stolen from pensioner
CASH has been stolen from a pensioner's house, after he was duped by a man claiming to be from the council.
An elderly resident in Chalford Road, Tuffley, was visited at 1.30pm on Monday by a man claiming to be their on council business.
The offender then entered the resident's bedroom and stole several hundred pounds.
He is described as in his 40s or 50s, 5ft 7in tall, of medium build, with a Gloucester accent and dressed casually.
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It is believed he may have been with another man of a similar age.
Anyone who saw these men or has any information about the incident should call 101, quoting incident 234 of September 17.
Alternatively information can also be given anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
In some cases Crimestoppers offer rewards of up to £1,000 where information leads to a conviction.