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An Elderly Man's Had His Wallet Stolen In Weymouth

Dorset Police Man

9:11am 8th February 2014
(Updated 9:12am 8th February 2014)

An 81 year old pensioner's had his wallet stolen after parking his car in a disabled bay at B&Q in Weymouth.

Police say it happened between 1.45 and 2pm on Saturday 25th January.

The man dropped his wallet and a member of staff from another shop at Jubilee Business Park claims they saw a man and woman pick it up - they said they would hand it in.

But the wallet never turned up.

The wallet is described as black leather and folds in half. It contained cash, gift vouchers, bank cards and personal items.

Police Constable Mike Green, of Weymouth police, said: "This theft is very distressing for the victim. The wallet has a great sentimental value and also contained personal photos that cannot be replaced. The victim is keen to have them returned.  

"I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this theft or may have information about those involved to get in contact.

"I urge anyone with information about the whereabouts of the wallet, or those responsible for its loss, to come forward as soon as possible.

"Witnesses and anyone with information are asked to call Dorset Police in confidence on 101."

No arrests have been made.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101, quoting incident number 29:127. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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