Carnforth theft: Cash stolen from pensioner as he paid for shopping

Police want to speak to the man pictured here after cash was stolen from the elderly gentleman.
Police want to speak to the man pictured here after cash was stolen from the elderly gentleman.

A thief swiped £60 from a pensioner after he mistakenly left it near a shop till.

The victim had paid for shopping in the Co-Op on Market Street, Carnforth when a man standing next to him took the money.

This week, Lancashire Police released a CCTV image of a man they said they wanted to speak to about the theft, which happened at around 4pm on October 4.

Officers said the man responsible was with a woman with distinctive blonde spiky hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.