08 Jul '15, 2pm

Do you know these two? Police appeal after handbag distraction theft on pensioner in Gravesend h…

Do you know these two? Police appeal after handbag distraction theft on pensioner in Gravesend h…

Police are searching for two people, after a pensioner allegedly had her handbag stolen in Gravesend. Kent Police released CCTV images of a man and a woman, who are thought to be connected to the theft. It was reported that a woman in her 70s had her bag taken in Thamesgate Shopping Centre just before 3pm on Saturday, June 27. The victim said a man, aged 50 to 60 with a foreign accent, spoke to her while she was shopping. It was not until she got to the till she noticed her handbag was gone. It is thought that a man distracted the victim whilst a woman stole her handbag. Investigating Officer PC Reggie Dix said: "It appears that this couple have targeted the victim, distracting her before stealing her belongings. "We are keen to identify the people in the CCTV as I think they will have information that could prove important to our investigation." Officers would like to spe...

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