Saturday, 2 April 2011

Clearburn Crescent bogus workmen report

Baggy green jumper -
probably not like the one worn
by suspect
Police are searching for a suspected bogus workman who tried to get entry into a house in Prestonfield on Tuesday (29th March).

A male claimed to a householder that he had come to fix a leak but was turned away by the householder.  He is described as white, in his 40s, medium build, rugged complexion and with short dark hair.  He was wearing a baggy green jumper and had an Eastern European accent.  On being refused access he met up with a male  described as white, with short light ginger hair and a dark three quarter length dark jacket.

Details here in the police press release. Anyone with information, or an unreported similar incident, should contact police (0131-3113131) who are investigating other similar incidents throughout Edinburgh.

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