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Further to our article this week regarding a distraction theft in the car park of Sainsbury's, Calne police have now released a photograph of the woman they would like to speak to.

distraction theftOn the 1st of February at 11.35am, an elderly gentleman was cornered outside of the store and was distracted by a woman who asked him to sign several forms. 

Whilst the man was busy, she removed £100 from his wallet. Officers have gone through CCTV and have now released a photograph of a woman they would like to talk to in connection with the theft.

A police spokesperson said: 'We would like to speak to the female captured in this CCTV image obatined from Calne CCTV in relation to this distraction theft.

If you have any information which may assist us with our enquiries in relation to this crime, please contact Wiltshire Police on 101, quoting the crime reference number: 54200011152.

Please ask for the information to be passed to PCSO 6080 Cook.

Please also be vigilant at this time, and report any suspicious persons or activity on 101 or 999, if appropriate.'