Rogue gardeners con woman out of £350
A WOMAN withdrew £350 from the bank to pay for substandard work by rogue gardeners.
Police are investigating after the incident on Friday, September 4.
Two men wearing dark clothing carried out some gardening work for a lady who lives on Bollinbarn Drive, Macclesfield.
They then charged £350 for the ‘sub-standard’ work, and drove the victim to the bank to withdraw the money.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw two men acting suspiciously in the are or received a similar request for work.
A police spokesman said: “Police are appealing for information following an incident of rogue gardeners in Macclesfield.
“On Friday 4 September, at approximately midday, two unknown men went to the victim’s home at Bollinbarn Drive, Macclesfield. Once at the address the two men have completed some substandard gardening work and charged the occupant £350. They then drove the female victim to the bank to withdraw the money.”
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 649 of 4 September. Alternatively information can be left anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.