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Appeal to trace women after 89-year-old man has wallet stolen in Preston City Centre shop

Posted on - 5th January, 2023 - 6:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News
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Police want to speak to these women

Police are asking for help to identify two women following a theft in a Preston City Centre clothes shop.

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Officers want to speak to them after an 89-year-old man had his wallet stolen out of his pocket.

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The incident happened on Tuesday 20 December at around 11am, after the man had gone into Novello in Fishergate to wish the staff a Merry Christmas.

CCTV image of women police need help tracing
The incident happened in Novello

PC Danielle Lilley, of Preston Police, said: “This was a despicable crime against a vulnerable person and I would urge anyone with any information to contact me as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should email 2456@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 420 of December 20, 2022.

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