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Witness appeal after man has bank card stolen in Chesterfield supermarket

Posted on 3rd February 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had his bank card stolen whilst out shopping in Chesterfield.  

The 79-year-old victim was using a cash machine at Morrisons Store on Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield when he noticed a man stood nearby.

As the victim went inside the store he was followed by the man as he walked towards the toilets.

The victim was then approached by two women who began distracting him while the man stole a bank card from his coat pocket.

All three suspects had tanned skin and are believed to have spoken with an Eastern European accent.

The man is described as around 5ft 4ins tall, of stocky build, with dark hair and aged in his forties.

One of the women is described as being in her late forties, 5ft 4ins tall, of medium build with dark hair.

The second woman is described as being in her thirties, of stocky build and with dark hair and around 5ft 4ins tall.

Anyone with any information about the incident or recognises the description of the suspects, is urged to call PC Paul Hamilton on 101, quoting crime reference 4661/15.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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