13 Mar '18, 5pm

They stole a handbag, some cash, and two chickens.

They stole a handbag, some cash, and two chickens.

What to do if you are worried about bogus callers If you believe someone is knocking on your door and could be a bogus caller, commonly known as a distraction thief, then this is what Staffordshire Police officers say you should do: Keep your house secure and put a chain on when answering the door. Before opening the door make sure the back of your property and any windows are secured. Do not let them in if you are alone. You can always ask them to come back later when someone else can be with you. Never agree to have work done by somebody who is just passing or listen to them if they say work needs to be done. If you feel uncomfortable then just say no. When checking if a caller is genuine don't use the number on their ID badge. You can always ask them to call and make an appointment. Do not agree to work being done before you have three quotes from different businesses -...

Full article: https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/stoke-on-trent-news/...

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