‘Bogus callers’ took sum of cash from Aughnacloy resident after visiting home three times

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Police are investigating a report of an incident of fraud, after a sum of money was handed over to two ‘bogus callers’ in Aughnacloy.

Detective Inspector Hazel Reid said: “On Monday 9 March, it was reported that two males had visited a house in the Aughnacloy area three times in the last week.

Two males had visited a house in the Aughnacloy area three times in the last week... as a consequence a sum of cash was handed over to these males - PSNI

“As a consequence a sum of cash was handed over to these males. Police are keen to speak to anyone who can help with their enquiries.”

Meanwhile, Police in Dungannon are investigating the theft of a tractor from the Newmills Road area of the town. Const. Maggie Harkin said, “It was reported that the owner left his blue TM115 tractor and dumper trailer parked at the rear of his property, behind sheds at Newmills Road, Dungannon.

“It is thought the vehicle had been taken sometime between 12.30am and 1am on March 7th. The dumper trailer was later located abandoned at an entrance to a building site just off the Farlough Road.

If you can help contact Police on the 101 number, quoting reference number 2759315. Alternatively information can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.