Police appeal after elderly woman has cash stolen from Derbyshire home

today27 August 2022 1

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An elderly woman in Swadlincote had a large amount of cash stolen from her home after being visited by two door-to-door salesmen. The woman, in her late 70s, was visited by the men at her home in Church Street, Coton in the Elm, on Tuesday, August 22.

After their visit, which took place between 9.30am and 1.30pm, the woman noticed that the cash was missing. Derbyshire police have now released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident, and have appealed for information.

Anyone with information which may help officers should contact the force on any of the below, non-emergency methods, in confidence and at any time, quoting reference number 22*489170:

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  • Facebook – send a private message to the police Facebook page
  • Twitter – direct message its contact centre via @DerPolContact
  • Website – The police has several crime reporting tools on its website or use our online contact form
  • Phone – call on 101
  • You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the Crimestoppers website


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