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Elderly woman targeted by thief outside Knowle supermarket

Solihull Editorial 9th Mar, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016

AN ELDERLY women had her bank card stolen outside a Knowle supermarket after a man approached her adamant she had dropped her purse.

The man approached the 86-year-old pensioner outside Tesco on St. Johns Way at around 11.30am on February 23.

As she pulled it out from her bag to show the man she had not lost it, a second man appeared and came to her assistance. Both men left shortly after.

When she got home she noticed her bank card was missing. The stolen card had already been used fraudulently to withdraw hundreds of pounds.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.