Distraction burglary in Hailsham

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Two men have been arrested after a distraction burglary in Hailsham on Thursday afternoon (August 15).

Police said one man distracted an 88-year-old woman at her front door in Oldfield Crescent while another man entered the house, stealing cash and cards at around 1.10pm.

A 50-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, both from Hailsham, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and are still in custody.