Jewellery taken in Dewsbury cold caller fraud

Police are investigating an allegation of fraud after an elderly woman was targeted by a cold caller in Dewsbury.


The incident happened between 10am and midday on Monday, May 2 when a man approached the elderly victim at her home address in the Dewsbury Moor area.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

He offered to buy her gold jewellery from her but she declined.

The man then went into the house and removed a quantity of jewellery which he then left with. He also left a quantity of money in the property.

Anyone with any information about the incident, is asked to contact PC Clyde Sinclair at the Dewsbury Neighbourhood Policing Team on 101.