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Where was pensioner days before his death?

Barrie Buxton Credit: Kent Police

Officers investigating the death of a man found by the side of the River Thames in Northfleet, Kent, have issued an appeal. Barrie Buxton, 69, was found on May 16 and his death is not thought to be suspicious. But detectives want to trace his whereabout in the days leading up to his death.

Detective Inspector Ivan Beasley said: 'We are trying to build a picture of Mr Buxton's movements in the days leading to his death. Anyone who may have seen him on Tuesday 15 May, or the morning of Wednesday 16 May, please contact us."

Contact Kent Police on 101 quoting reference KP-20120516-0780

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Pensioner robbed by two men in Hampshire

Police are hunting two men who robbed a pensioner in Basingstoke.

The 75-year-old man was walking near to the junction of Norn Hill and the footpath leading to Doswell Way, just before 9pm on March 30.

He was approached by two Indian men aged between 20 and 25, who searched him and stole some cash.

They then ran off towards Basing View.

The first man is described as about 5ft 11ins tall, had short black curly hair and was wearing green and brown combat trousers and a black jumper with white writing.

The second man was about 5ft 7ins tall and was wearing dark green jeans, a white jumper, a baseball cap and white addidas trainers. He had short straight hair.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Simon Quickfall at Basingstoke Police Station on 101.

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