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Police are investigating after an elderly couple from Oldham were robbed by a woman who asked to use their toilet.
When the man answered the door to their home on Coral Mews in Royton on Sunday the 6th of March he was met by a woman asking to use the loo. She then pushed past him into the house before using the bathroom and and stealing a handbag . The man tried to stop her but she pushed him to the floor and fled.
The woman is described as white, in her mid-20s thin features, short dark hair and was wearing a dark felt cap and a black mid-length coat and jeans.
“The victims are very elderly and are understandably extremely distressed by what happened, particularly as they were just trying to help the woman by letting her use their bathroom.
“Fortunately the victims weren’t badly hurt, but preying on an elderly couple in this way is a despicable act that has left the local community outraged. “If you live in the local area I would ask that you look out for the stolen bag or purse that may have been discarded in the local area. There are items within it that are sentimental to the victim and I would love to be able to return them to her. The bag is a black leather shoulder bag and the purse is red leather.”