Purse snatchers target pensioners in Woking

Police have urged shoppers to be on their guard after three elderly women had their purses snatched in Woking.

In the first incident, an 81-year-old was in the Knaphill area when her purse was snatched at 1045 BST on Tuesday.

Later that morning, an 85-year-old was targeted in Goldsworth Road and a 78-year-old had her purse stolen in Wolsely Walk.

Pc Tracy Spencer said: "The women lost sentimental photos of loved ones which make these crimes even more upsetting."

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