Man arrested after cash stolen in distraction burglary

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A man has been arrested after a distraction burglary in which cash was stolen from the victim’s home.

The 36-year-old from Slough remains in police custody following the incident at about 1.45pm on Friday June 13.

A man entered a house in Elderdene, Chinnor to talk to the occupant about fixing his roof.

He stole cash before leaving in a blue car.

The thief is white, of slim build, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 11ins, with brown medium length hair and was unshaven.

Det Con Jonathan Axford said: “I would like to appeal for any witnesses who saw a man or vehicle matching these descriptions in the area at around the time of the incident to speak to police.

“If any residents were approached in the area by a man asking to do work on their house I would also like to speak to them.”

If you have any information about the incident contact the police enquiry centre on 101.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.