Hunt after couple target pensioner, 83, stealing cash from her handbag

Daily Echo: Hunt after couple target pensioner, 83, stealing cash from her handbag Hunt after couple target pensioner, 83, stealing cash from her handbag

Police are hunting a couple who targeted an elderly Hampshire woman stealing cash from her handbag.

Police have issued CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to following the distraction theft in Andover.

Daily Echo:

The incident occurred between 1.30pm and 2pm on Friday, February 14 at Halifax Building Society on the High Street.

An 83-year-old woman had withdrawn a sum of cash and was then distracted while the money was stolen from her bag.

PC Philip Covey from Andover police station said: "We would like to speak to the man and woman in the CCTV images as we believe they may be able to assist with our investigation.

Daily Echo:

"The woman we would like to speak to is described as having an Eastern European accent, approximately 5ft 6 tall, slim build and of Asian appearance. She was wearing dark clothing and a white woollen hat.

"The man has also been described as Asian appearance and was medium to stocky build. He was wearing a maroon v neck jumper."

Anyone with information about this incident should contact PC Covey at Andover police station by calling 101.

Alternatively you can call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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7:16pm Wed 19 Feb 14

mickey01 says...

eastern european again !! they really do bring something to this country dont they
eastern european again !! they really do bring something to this country dont they mickey01
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8:01pm Wed 19 Feb 14

Graeme Harrison says...

mickey01 wrote:
eastern european again !! they really do bring something to this country dont they
For reasons that undoubtedly have nothing to do with your personal agenda, you have overlooked the bit about him looking Asian.
[quote][p][bold]mickey01[/bold] wrote: eastern european again !! they really do bring something to this country dont they[/p][/quote]For reasons that undoubtedly have nothing to do with your personal agenda, you have overlooked the bit about him looking Asian. Graeme Harrison
  • Score: 1

4:00am Thu 20 Feb 14

huckit P says...

Graeme Harrison wrote:
mickey01 wrote: eastern european again !! they really do bring something to this country dont they
For reasons that undoubtedly have nothing to do with your personal agenda, you have overlooked the bit about him looking Asian.
You should have gone to Specsavers!
[quote][p][bold]Graeme Harrison[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mickey01[/bold] wrote: eastern european again !! they really do bring something to this country dont they[/p][/quote]For reasons that undoubtedly have nothing to do with your personal agenda, you have overlooked the bit about him looking Asian.[/p][/quote]You should have gone to Specsavers! huckit P
  • Score: 1

7:52am Thu 20 Feb 14

Dai Rear says...

These will be the immigrants who are bringing their economic dynamism to a vulnerable person near you. It must be true because it's the tosh that's excreted by every adherent of the Berlin-Paris Axis.
These will be the immigrants who are bringing their economic dynamism to a vulnerable person near you. It must be true because it's the tosh that's excreted by every adherent of the Berlin-Paris Axis. Dai Rear
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