Bogus gardener sought after Cleckheaton woman conned

The wanted man

The wanted man

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A bogus gardener is being hunted by police after cheating a pensioner in Cleckheaton.

Police have issued this e-fit of a man who, on Tuesday, January 14, offered to do gardening work for a 66-year-old woman.

She paid a cash deposit but he never came back.

PC Nick O’Meila, of the Spen Valley Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “We are continuing inquiries into this offence.”

Anyone who recognises the man in the e-fit is asked to ring Spen Valley team on 101.

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