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Officers investigate claims a pensioner was targeted by distraction thieves in Week Street, Maidstone.

18 June 2014
by Anna Young

Detectives have released images of two people they want to speak to in connection with a Maidstone robbery. 

Police are investigating claims a woman in her 80s was distracted while she withdrew money for a cash machine in Week Street.

The elderly victim had entered her pin number when she was approached by a woman at about 1pm on Friday. It is understood another person then took £200 from her account while her back was turned. 

Detectives have released images of two people they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Maidstone.

Detectives have released images of two people they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Maidstone.

Officers said the incident might be connected to another distraction robbery in Week Street which was reported in May. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Jonathan Pearce at Maidstone police station on 01622 604270, quoting crime reference YY/11655/14.

Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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