Distraction Burglary - Tredegar

We're appealing for information following a distraction burglary that occurred in the Tredegar area at around midday today, Wednesday 4th July.

A man, reported to be in his early 20s, called at a property on Ystrad Deri and offered to clean windows for a small fee.  Following the caller being at the property it was discovered that a purse containing money had been stolen.

The man was approximately 5ft 8 inches tall and was wearing a grey top.

Anyone with information relating to this incident or anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area recently is asked to call 101 quoting log 202 04/07/18.

Officers are reminding residents to remain vigilant and check the identity of any unknown callers before allowing them access to their property.  We also ask family and friends of elderly/vulnerable residents to keep an eye on them.