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Pensioner's wallet stolen at town centre supermarket

Thieves lift wallet from pensioners shopping trolley.

Pensioner's wallet stolen at town centre supermarket
Published 6 years ago | Updated 6 years ago

Police in Selby are appealing for information to help catch callous thieves who stole a pensioner's wallet from a town centre supermarket.

Their appeal relates to an incident between 12:30 on 1 o'clock on the afternoon of Friday, October 16th when the elderly victim was shopping in the Farmfoods store on Micklegate.

The stolen wallet was removed from the pensioner's shopping trolley as they shopped and later found discarded to the rear of the nearby Londesborough Hotel. Contents of the wallet had been removed and have not been located.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC1944 Alison Baker. You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12150183491.

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First published at 21:04 on Monday, November 2nd, 2015.
Last updated at 21:27 on Monday, November 2nd, 2015.