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£500 stolen as elderly woman robbed in Boston shop

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An elderly woman was allegedly robbed in a Boston shop before her bank card was later used to withdraw £500.

A thief stole the 82-year-old’s purse from her coat pocket in Aldi on Queen Street in Boston on September 6.

Lincolnshire Police released a CCTV image of a man they wish to identify on October 29, who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

They did not specify if the man was a suspect or a witness.

Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Anyone with information, or who recognises the pictured man, should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting reference 211 of October 25.

It can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online here.

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