Man arrested after bogus called incident in Sunderland

Police have arrested a man.
Police have arrested a man.

A person has been arrested after someone was conned out of cash.

A man has been arrested in connection with a bogus caller incident.

The incident happened on October 24, at a home in Thirsk Road, Sunderland. The offender called at the address in the city between 12pm and 1pm offering to carry out roofing work.

The victim then handed over cash for the work.

Today, police arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of fraud be false representation.

inquiries are ongoing, anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 635 241015.