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Police Seek Cirencester Conmen
Police in Cirencester are appealing for witnesses after offenders tried to intimidate an elderly woman into paying them £800 for cleaning her driveway.
Three men called at the home of the 72 year-old woman in Chesterton Park, Cirencester, between 11.15am and 3.15pm on Thursday February 22.
They offered to demonstrate the effects a pressure washer could have on the woman's drive then, when the demonstration was over, they demanded £800 from the woman in payment.
The woman refused to pay despite being intimidated by the men, who left the area a short time later.
One of the men has been described as white, between 40 and 50 years old, around 5ft 8ins tall with short, mousey hair. He was wearing a dark green sweatshirt, dark trousers and boots.
The second male was also white, between 26 and 29; around 5ft 8ins tall with a medium build black, collar length hair with long sideburns. He was wearing a large dark jacket, trousers and boots.
The third man was white, between 20 and 25, around 5ft 10ins tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a hooded top that might have been dark brown in colour.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cirencester police on 0845 090 1234, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 276 of February 23.
: 26/02/2007 17:56:32
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