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Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

A 76-year-old woman fell victim to a distraction theft in Nantwich town centre, police have warned.

The elderly victim was approached by a man and woman in the Home and Bargain store on Beam Street, who engaged her in conversation before leaving.

March 1, 2018 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich residents warned over distraction burglaries across South Cheshire

Nantwich residents warned over distraction burglaries across South Cheshire

Residents in Nantwich are being warned to remain vigilant after a large number of distraction burglaries across South Cheshire.

Police say a number of distraction burglaries involving men attempting to sell artwork have so far been reported in the Middlewich, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford, and Cranage areas of the county.

September 29, 2015 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Police warning as gangs target supermarket shoppers

Nantwich Police warning as gangs target supermarket shoppers

Nantwich Police urged shoppers to be on their guard against East European crooks targeting people at supermarkets. The gang has carried out two “distraction” thefts in the town in the last two weeks, and seven in total across Cheshire East.

July 13, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest