The trio of scam ‘builders’ caught on camera preying on Hull’s vulnerable

Police are on the hunt for a group of alleged fraudsters claiming to be builders asking elderly people for money.

These pictures show three men knocking on an elderly person’s door in Newington Avenue off Boothferry Road, on the morning of January 8 earlier this year.

The elderly victim reported to police that these men claimed to be builders who allegedly asked for payment.

Humberside Police are asking anyone with information in identifying these men to get in touch.

The attempted fraud happened in Newington Avenue (Image: Humberside Police)

A force spokesman said: “We would like to speak them in connection with reports of an attempted fraud on Newington Avenue, Hull, on January 8.

“An elderly victim was reportedly visited at home around 11.40am by three men claiming to be builders who allegedly asked for payment for roof work that hadn’t been done.

“If you recognise them, or have any information that could help us, please call 101 quoting 16/13614/20 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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