Men leave Banbury home empty handed after distraction burglary

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Police are appealing for help after a distraction burglary in Miller Road, Banbury yesterday (Wednesday).

A man knocked on the front door of a property and asked the woman in the house to borrow a pen and paper so he was able to leave a note for the neighbour.

The offender followed her into the house, before she saw another man coming down the stairs. The two men left through the front door and ran away from the scene. No items were stolen during the incident.

The first offender is white, about 5ft 8ins, in his forties, clean shaven and with fair coloured hair. He was wearing light coloured clothes. The second offender is white, about 5ft 9ins tall, of medium build and between 30 and 40-years-old. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information should contact Designated Investigator Mark Doran of Banbury Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.