Large amount of cash stolen from home in Scunthorpe
Police are urging people to only use genuine companies for home repairs after a large amount of cash was stolen from a house in Scunthorpe.
On Saturday (November 17) two men approached a house on Digby Street in Scunthorpe and gave a quote for some new guttering to be installed before agreeing to return on Monday to carry out the work.
Between 1130am and 2.10pm on Monday they returned and completed the work.
One of the men entered the house with the occupant. But after they had left he became aware that a large amount of money had been stolen.
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The offenders are believed to have been travelling in a white Ford Transit van with writing and pictures on the side, and a Ford Transit Tipper.
One of the men is described as white, in his 20s, with dark hair.
He was wearing a dark waist-length jacket and dark trousers.
The other man was wearing a blue and white checked jacket and jeans which were covered in paint.
Police believe the van may have been seen parked up in Scunthorpe prior to the incident nd would ask anyone who may have seen it to come forward with information.
Call Humberside Police on 101, quoting crime reference 1942923.