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Video. A 97-year-old has spoken from his hospital bed about the moment he was targeted by a thief who stole hundreds of pounds in cash.
The woman was caught on camera stealing the money just moments after Leslie Parsonage collected £600 in pension money and savings at the Fryern Arcade shopping precinct at Chandlers Ford.
Since the incident, the partially sighted pensioner has suffered a serious blood clot and says he is too afraid to go out. Andrew Pate reports.
Video. This is the shocking CCTV footage that captured the moment a woman took a pensioners wallet from his coat pocket. It happened at Fryern Arcade in Chandlers Ford. She distracted the man by asking for the time as she stole his wallet, which contained his pension.