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Woman in her late eighties was victim of theft while walking in Marlow

| January 25, 2015

Police Light - 2014-03-22

An elderly woman in her late eighties was the victim of a snatch theft in Marlow around midday on Saturday 24th January 2015.

At around 12.20pm the victim, was walking along The Pathway between Institute Road and Station Road when a man approached her from behind and snatched a black carrier bag, which also contained her purse, from her hand. The purse contained some money, bank cards and a bus pass.

The victim was uninjured but distressed.

The offender ran away from the scene. Currently no description of the offender is available.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with any information that could assist the police with their investigation to please contact PC Leigh Thomas of High Wycombe police station on the Thames Valley Police 24 hour non-emergency phone number 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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