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Woman posing as social worker suspected of stealing from hospital patient in Kent

Officers investigating the reported theft of belongings from an elderly hospital patient have issued CCTV images of a woman they want to speak to.

The incident happened at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, on the afternoon of Monday 11 March.

Credit: Kent Police

It was reported that the victim, a 78-year-old woman, was pressured into handing over her mobile phone, bank card and £20 cash by another woman posing as a social worker.

Anyone who recognises the woman in the CCTV images is urged to call the appeal line on 01634 792209. Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.