Sunday, 30 January 2011

Appeal after WW2 veteran's bank card stolen in store (Yate)

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man in his 80s had his bank cards stolen.

It happened at about 11.20am on Saturday January 15 2011 while the man – a World War 2 veteran – was in Lloyds at Morrisons, Yate.

The card was used at 11.34am to withdraw money from a cash machine at Tesco in Station Road.

Police are keen to trace a man described as being of mixed-race appearance, 6ft 2ins tall, thin, with short black spiky hair who was seen running from Morrisons towards Poole Court at the time of the theft.

Anyone with any information which could help police is asked to call Chipping Sodbury police station on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through They never ask your name or trace your call.

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