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Two arrests after Tonbridge pensioner fraud plot

Two men from Maidstone and Aylesford have been arrested outside a bank on suspicion of defrauding an elderly woman.

Police were called at 11.16am on Tuesday to reports of a suspicious incident at Lloyds Bank in Tonbridge High Street.

It was reported a woman in her 80s had entered to withdraw a large sum of money and was in a state of distress.

The men were arrested near Lloyds Bank in Tonbridge

Officers quickly attended the scene and identified two men who were in a vehicle situated in a location close to the bank.

A 20-year-old man from Aylesford and a 40-year-old man from Maidstone were both arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation.

The men have now been released pending further inquires.

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