Conman hunted over theft in Sheffield

A conman who called at a house claiming his dog had wandered into the garden is wanted for theft.

Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 9:51 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 9:56 am
Watkinson Gardens, Waterthorpe

He called at a property in Watkinson Gardens, Waterthorpe, at 3.30pm on Sunday and asked if the resident there would retrieve his dog from their garden.

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The dog was not found and when the resident went back to inform the man, he had disappeared.

A handbag was later discovered to be missing from the kitchen.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.