Man with learning difficulties robbed by two women

TWO women stole money from a man with learning difficulties. The 54-year-old man was approached by a woman in Church Terrace, Wisbech who asked him for money, he refused and she walked off. A few moments later he was approached by two further women who p

TWO women stole money from a man with learning difficulties.

The 54-year-old man was approached by a woman in Church Terrace, Wisbech who asked him for money, he refused and she walked off.

A few moments later he was approached by two further women who put a piece of jewellery into his hand and demanded money for it.

One of the women then took his wallet from his pocket and took the money from inside, thought to be around �70.


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The women then walked off towards the town centre.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which took place at around 3.45pm on Tuesday.

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One of the women is described as wearing a dark headscarf and the other was wearing a long beige coat.

PC Tamzin Stobbs said: "We would like to hear from anyone who saw this incident take place or recognises the descriptions of the offenders."

Anyone with information should contact PC Stobbs at Wisbech Police Station on 0345 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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