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Warning issued after burglars pose as police officers in Clacton
4:25pm Monday 2nd September 2013 in News
VULNERABLE residents are being warned to be on their guard against two burglars posing as police officers in Clacton.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in the town on Saturday.
It is thought that the two men posed as police officers or security guards to gain access to residents’ homes in Olivers Close, First Avenue and Borley Drive.
Det Con Luke Howard, of Clacton CID, said: "The victims are all vulnerable and they have been left upset by what’s happened.
“I would like to remind all residents to check the identities of anybody who knocks on their door."
One of the suspects is described as white, very tall and dressed in a black t-shirt and trousers.
The other is of mixed race, was short than the other person and dressed in lighter clothing. They are both thought to be aged in their twenties.
Witnesses or anybody with any information about the burglaries is asked to call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.