BREAKING NEWS: alert over door-knocking ‘window cleaners’

Police tape.
Police tape.

Complaints have been made in the Eastwood area regarding men claiming to be window cleaners and touting for business.

At 4pm on Thursday May 22, a man described as Asian and in his 20s is believed to have tried the door handle of a door on Thorpe Road. When challenged by the occupant, he said was a window cleaner looking for new customers.

At 8.30pm on the same day, two men in their 20s, described as having West Midlands accents were door knocking in the area of Lindley Street and Engine Lane, claiming to be window cleaners looking for business.

If you have any men acting suspiciously in your area, please call police on 101 or 999 in an emergency, providing us with a full description of persons and if possible details of any vehicles sighted and vehicle registration numbers.