Preston man charged with distraction burglary after pensioner's handbag is stolen from her home

A man from Ingol has been charged with burglary after a pensioner's handbag was stolen from her home in Lea.

Friday, 18th October 2019, 4:07 pm
Alan Eastham, 47, of Greenfield Way, Ingol, has been arrested and charged with a distraction burglary in Lea at around 2pm on Monday, October 8

Police were called to a home in Lea at around 2pm on Monday, October 8, after a vulnerable woman in her 80s reported her handbag stolen.

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Following urgent enquiries, officers arrested and charged Alan Eastham, 47, of Greenfield Way, Ingol with the distraction burglary.

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