A MAN who tried to dupe an elderly man into withdrawing £6,000 to pay for roofing work has been arrested.

Widnes police apprehended a 26-year-old man today on suspicion of fraud.

The man, from Hook in Hampshire, has been released under investigation.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Officers have arrested a 26-year-old man for fraud after an elderly man was stopped from withdrawing £6,000 in cash to pay for roofing work. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/hereforyou?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#hereforyou</a> <a href="https://t.co/nhvDO3TBze">pic.twitter.com/nhvDO3TBze</a></p>— Widnes Police (@PoliceWidnes) <a href="https://twitter.com/PoliceWidnes/status/1016284707749810177?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 9, 2018</a></blockquote>
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