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Bogus workmen alert as North Ayrshire police bid to trace trio who left woman 'badly upset'

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A North Ayrshire woman was left "badly upset" after bogus workmen claimed they were at her home to check the boiler.The incident happened on Thursday in Dreghorn with the trio, described as Eastern European, saying they were from a gas company and needed access to the property.Nothing was stolen and the householder was not injured, however, police say she has been left "badly upset" by the ordeal.Descriptions of the men have been issued as part of the investigation with local CCTV footage also being reviewed.Police have launched an appeal for information today and warned residents to stay vigilant.The first man is described as Eastern European with dark hair.

He was wearing a hi-vis jacket, a mask and was carrying a folder.The Ayrshire Live app is available to download now.Get all the local news in your area – plus features, football news and the latest on the coronavirus crisis – at your fingertips 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories while you can customise your page with the sections that matter to you.The Ayrshire Live app is available to download now on iOS and Android.The other two men are both described as Eastern European, had scarves covering their faces and were wearing black or navy jackets.One of the men was wearing a dark baseball cap and the other was wearing a burgundy woollen hat.Detective Constable Robbie McIntosh, of Saltcoats CID, said: “I would ask members of the public to be on their guard, clearly these three men are trying to dupe householders into believing they are legitimate workmen.“If anyone saw these three men or noticed them hanging around the area, I would urge them to contact us.

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