Conman stole from pensioner

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POLICE are hunting a burglar who conned his way into a house in Barnsley by pretending to be a Water Board official.

He tricked his way into a house in Gilroyd and stole £300 from the elderly, disabled occupant.

The burglar was wearing a black long-sleeved sweat shirt with a pale blue logo on the left side of the chest.

Witnesses to the incident on Thursday afternoon or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.