Criminals target Maidstone pensioner

Residents of housing association properties in Maidstone are being warned to be on their guard against doorstep criminals.

Kent Police received a report that between 1st and 4th May 2018, three men called at an address in Fant Lane stating they were from the housing association and were there to fix a leak.

The 90 year old man allowed the men in and later discovered a quantity of cash had been stolen from his bedroom.


Subsequent checks revealed the men were not from the housing association.

Anyone with information that can help the investigation is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting reference 16-667.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.