Distraction Theft, Kyrle Street, Ross on Wye

Ross on Wye
Force Incident Number 305s 121019
Kyrle Street, Ross on Wye

At 11.58 am Sat 12th Oct 2019, male victim was targeted by female of Asian appearance who purported to be completing a petition for deaf and dumb people. During incident, victim was asked for I/D whilst holding clipboard. Victim realised afterwards that cash was missing from his wallet. Distraction technique used to obtain cash.
Elderly persons particularly vulnerable.

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