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Theft Edwinstowe

Alert message sent 06/09/2017 16:04:00

Information sent on behalf of Notts Police

At 11am on Monday 4th September a male approached a female on High Street, Edwinstowe and asked her if she could change some money for him. The male has then stolen £85 from her purse and walked off. The male is described as a white male, quite tall, well spoken and was wearing a suit. This is not the first incident of this nature in Edwinstowe, previous descriptions have been that the male was dark skinned, speaking with a foreign accent and often asking to change coins for a £5 note.
Local officers have been attending coffee mornings and community centres to speak with those being targeted which are mainly the elderly to offer advice.
If you have any information please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote 225-05092017.
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Laura Bowditch (Police, PCSO 7455, Edwinstowe, Ollerton,Clipstone,Bilsthorpe & Southwell)

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