Pensioner targeted by purse thieves in Epsom

A pensioner in Epsom was targeted by a pair of women who stole her purse from her handbag and then withdrew £250 from her bank account.

It happened as the 77-year-old victim was shopping at Lakeland in Epsom High Street on Wednesday.

Surrey Police believe she was followed around the store, and one of the women reached into her handbag and took her purse.

The suspects are thought to be of Eastern European appearance.

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