Thefts target elderly patients

Elderly patients at a hospital in Surrey have been targeted in a series of thefts.

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Police appeal after hospital thefts

Detectives are asking anyone who recognises a woman shown on hospital CCTV footage to call Surrey Police on 101, quoting the reference RM/13/4481 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police want to speak to her in connection with a number of thefts from elderly and vulnerable patients.

'Unusual, brazen' thefts target patients receiving care

The brazen manner in which the crimes were committed is unusual - both thefts took place during the middle of the day when the hospital would have been extremely busy and no attempt appears to have been made to disguise what was happening.

It is particularly shocking that on both occasions the offenders targeted elderly patients while they were in the process of receiving medical care.

– PC Claire Catcheside, Surrey Police

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Elderly patients targeted in series of hospital thefts

Elderly and vulnerable patients at a hospital in Surrey have been targeted in a series of thefts. Cash, jewellery and bank cards were taken from St Peter's Hospital in Chertsey in two thefts on the same day.

Police have released this CCTV image of a woman seen at the hospital at the time of the thefts Credit: Surrey Police

Police want to track down a woman seen on CCTV at the time the thefts were carried out.

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