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Chiswick Police have warned resident to be aware of an increase in distraction burglaries.

There have been a number of instances of bogus "water board and other utility personnel".

"Unless you are sure who the caller is, DO NOT LET THEM IN," warn Police.

"Check with the service provider if you have to. Please call and check on your elderly or vulnerable neighbours. Make them aware of the danger."

Please report all suspicious callers or offences new or old to police. 999 if urgent or 0300 123 1212 if not urgent

October 13, 2010

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