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Police release image of man following theft of money

Police have released this image of a man that may be able to assist with investigations into the theft of money from an 85-year-old on August 27.
Police have released this image of a man that may be able to assist with investigations into the theft of money from an 85-year-old on August 27. Supplied

BREAKING 2.30PM: Sunshine Coast detectives have released images of a man that may be able to assist with investigations into the theft of money from an 85-year-old woman on August 27.

At 10.30am, the 85-year-old woman lost her wallet near the front door of the Mountain Creek Woolworths grocery store on Karawatha Dv.

Around 12.30pm, she received a phone call from a man claiming to be from her bank.

Sunshine Coast detectives have released images of a man that may be able to assist with investigations into the theft of money from an 85-year-old woman on August 27.
Sunshine Coast detectives have released images of a man that may be able to assist with investigations into the theft of money from an 85-year-old woman on August 27. supplied

When requested she provided the Personal Identification Number (PIN) of a bank card that was contained in the lost wallet.

The woman later discovered that cash had been stolen from her bank account.

Police wish to remind people that at no time should PIN numbers be disclosed to anyone and they should contact their financial institution immediately if cards are lost or stolen.

Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000.

 

Topics:  queensland police service




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