Man asked for two cups of sugar – then stole Leeds pensioner’s wallet

The thief gained access to the house by saying his dog had gone inside.
The thief gained access to the house by saying his dog had gone inside.

A pensioner in Leeds was robbed in his home by a man who had asked to borrow two cups of sugar.

The man then said his dog had gone into the house, and stole the 83-year-old’s wallet, cash and bank cards once inside searching for his pet.

Police today appealed for information on the incident at Eden Crescent, Burley, on July 27 at around 3.40pm.

Contact police via 101, quoting 13160325964.

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