Man Charged With Sittingbourne Distraction Burglary

Man Charged With Sittingbourne Distraction Burglary

A Sheppey man has been charged following a report of a distraction burglary here in Sittingbourne.

On Sunday (6th December) a man, who was known to the victim, knocked on his door in Chilton Avenue offering him spare parts for his car.

The victim engaged in conversation with the man before he returned to his property. The man then knocked on the door again and asked if he could rinse out a baby bottle before also asking for a glass of water.

The victim agreed and invited the man into his home and spoke to him while in the kitchen, however as he was leaving the property the victim noticed his wallet, which contained bank cards and a significant quantity of money, was missing.

Bradley Dobson, aged 47 and of Noreen Avenue, Minster-on-Sea, has been charged with burglary and will appear before Medway Magistrates Court later this week.

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