Elderly man forced to hand over money at Kettering cashpoint

Police are investigating a theft in Kettering in which an elderly man was forced to hand over money at a cashpoint.

Monday, 10th September 2018, 4:34 pm
Updated Monday, 10th September 2018, 5:38 pm
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The suspect approached the victim to say his roof tiles needed replacing but he declined, saying he only wanted a quote.

Police say, a few minutes later, the man returned to the address in Rockingham Road and demanded payment.

The victim was then taken to a cashpoint in Brambleside and made to hand over money.

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The only description of the offender and his accomplice is that they were white and aged in their 30s.

One of them had a brown moustache.

The vehicle used to take the victim to the cashpoint was a white in colour and similar in size to an Astra van.

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.