Conman tries to trick Woodford Green homeowner

A conman posing as a water board employee talked his way into a Woodford Green home but left empty handed.

The incident took place on December 20, at around 11.10am, at the victim’s home in Snakes Lane West.

When the homeowner was asked for ID, the conman quickly left the property.

The suspect is described as being white, male, around 5ft 8in, aged between 30 and 40 and of stocky build.

He was wearing a black puffa jacket with a white tick logo on the back.

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Police are asking for any information to contact the burglary squad on 020 8345 2610.

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