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Blind woman has £50 stolen by a Big Issue seller

A blind woman has had £50 taken from her purse by a man selling the Big Issue. The 66-year-old was trying to find a coin to give to him outside Morrisons in Sutton High Street. Razvan Dumitru looked like he was trying to help, but instead took £10 notes from her purse.

Big Issue seller Razvan Dumitru Credit: Metropolitan Police

The victim found out because a mother nearby saw what happened. 22-year-old Razvan Dumitru was found with £50 in notes between copies of the magazine. He pleaded guilty at Croydon Crown Court and is waiting to be sentenced.

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Limited edition prints in Big Issue

Street artist, Stik, used to be homeless Credit: ITN

Using money he was paid by an ad agency for using one of his images in a campaign, Stik is distributing 75000 limited prints exclusively via random copies of the Big Issue that goes on sale on March 11th.

The four available pieces of art Credit: ITN

Formerly homeless himself, the artist wants people to talk to their local 'art dealers'; the Big Issue vendors.

Stik street art in Hoxton Credit: ITN

There are 4 different prints in total and they won't be available anywhere else.

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