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#Distraction Burglary

# distraction-burglary - Sunday 21 June, 2015

NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company

In a second incident, the men said they were from an electricity company and tried to distract an elderly couple while they searched their home.

# distraction-burglary - Monday 9 June, 2014

Someone stole this 92-year-old war veteran's military medals on the D-Day anniversary

Police in London say the suspected burglar had an Irish accent.

# distraction-burglary - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

PSNI appealing for witnesses to 'distraction burglary'

A man with a “Southern Irish accent” called to the house of an elderly woman in Belfast last Monday and attempted to gain entry.

# distraction-burglary - Thursday 3 January, 2013

PSNI looking for men with 'Southern Irish' accents following 'distraction burglary'

An elderly man’s house was ransacked yesterday afternoon after a man claiming to be from the water board called to the property.