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Dorset Pensioner Conned by Toilet Seat Handyman

Officer and Public

7:55am 5th June 2013
(Updated 11:13am 5th June 2013)

A Conman's charged an elderly woman in Dorchester £160 for replacing a toilet seat.

The pensioner was in her garden when she was approached by a man who claimed to be a handyman.

Dorset Police say the man carried out the work, but then claimed he needed to drive to Bridport for a part - and asked for £160 as payment.

The pensioner handed over the cash, but the man never came back.

He's described as white - 5 feet 10 inches tall, with dark hair and a round face.

He was wearing a boiler suite and possibly driving a white pick-up truck.

Dorset Police are reminding us to be careful before letting people into our homes.

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