Woman posing as carer tries to enter elderly resident’s home in Preston’s College Court

Posted on - 15th November, 2021 - 9:51am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Moor Park, Plungington, Preston News
The incident occurred in College Court. Pic: Google

Preston Police have warned residents to remain vigilant after a woman posing as a carer tried to gain entry into an elderly victim’s home.


The woman also appeared to try a key safe at the property in College Court – off Ripon Street, but fortunately, the victim did not allow her in.

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The offender is described as an Asian female, 30-40 years of age, of a slim build and wearing a headscarf and dark coat.

Police issued an appeal for information, asking residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to 101 or 999 in an emergency.

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