07 Oct '11, 4am

Have you seen this woman? Police say she may be a pickpocket targeting elderly victims

SINGAPORE - The police are looking for a woman (picture) who is allegedly responsible for a spate of pickpocketing cases across the island, managing to steal about S$2,130 in cash as well as valuables and personal documents from the victims. The police received several reports from April to September this year about elderly victims having their valuables stolen by a woman pickpocket. These cases were reported in housing estates at Bukit Merah, Jurong East, Redhill, Bangkit Road, Yishun, Telok Blangah, Bedok South, Whampoa and Marine Terrace. In most cases, the culprit would approach and befriend the victims in the common areas of housing estates. She would then lead them to isolated areas such as staircase landings, before distracting them and stealing their belongings. The woman is believed to be aged between 50 and 60 and plump in build, about 1.5 to 1.6m tall, with shou...

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