Burglars take cash

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CASH was stolen from the home of an elderly man in a bogus caller burglary.

It happened when two men knocked on the door of the man’s house in Azalea Terrace South, Ashbrooke.

One distracted him, while the other went inside and took cash.

One of the men spoke in a Scottish accent and introduced himself as Mr George.

He was about 50 years old, 5ft 8 to 5ft 9in tall and of medium build. He wore blue balaclava-type hat and a white jumper with markings on it.

The second man had short dark hair, was 30 years old and of slim build.

He was about 5ft 4in tall and wore a blue jersey.

The incident happened yesterday at 1.30pm.

Anyone with information should call police on 03456 043 0436 extension 69191.