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Police hunt suspect who stole pension money from man in late 80s in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 12:05 10 July 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had his pension money stolen in Norwich. PIC: DENISE BRADLEY

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had his pension money stolen in Norwich. PIC: DENISE BRADLEY

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A man in his late 80s has had money snatched from him after collecting his pension in Norwich.

The victim was walking along Drayton Road having just collected his pension when he was stopped by a man with a dog.

He distracted the elderly victim before grabbing his money and running off.

Police have launched an appeal for information about the theft which happened at about 9.10am on Monday (July 9).

The suspect is described as white, short and aged in his 40s.

Anyone with information or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time of the offence should contact PC Dani Holford on 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form at crimestoppers-uk.org. Information is not traced or recorded and you do not have to provide personal details, go to court or speak to police.

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