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Burglars distract Askam man and steal £1,000 cash



Police are investigating a burglary on Beach Street, Askam-in-Furness, on Tuesday 7th May between 1pm and 2pm.


A man has distracted the victim by knocking on his rear window whilst another suspect has entered the property via the front door and taken £1000 in cash.


One of the men is described as white, 5ft 7/8 inches, slim build wearing suit pants, light shirt and carrying what appeared to be a black bag.


Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting log number 127 of the May 2019.