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Appeal after elderly York woman had pension stolen in bank queue

Last modified: 28 March 2019 at 05:11pm

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman had cash stolen from her as she stood in a queue at Barclay's Bank in Parliament Street in York.

It happened between 2pm and 3pm on Thursday 21 March 2019, however it was reported to the police on 28 March.

As the woman waited in the queue to pay her pension in, a man took part of the cash from her before running out of the bank.

He is described as white and approximately 5ft 10- 5ft 11 tall.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could help identify the suspect to contact them.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 840 . You can also email joanne.shanley@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190055610.


Contact details:
Joanne Shanley - #0840
joanne.shanley@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 101
Incident reference:
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