A man paid almost £300 for two water bottles in Maidenhead thinking they were an iPhone and a Macbook.

Thames Valley Police reported that a man was approached by another man in Ray Mill Road on Friday (November 19), who asked him if he would like to buy an iPhone 13 and a Macbook Pro for £600.

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The pair negotiated a price of £290. A new Macbook Pro from Apple costs at least £1,299 and an iPhone 13 costs £679.

When the victim returned home, they found the laptop bag contained two bottles of water.

If you have any information relating to the scam, you can contact police on 101 referencing 43210523946.