Thieves have stolen a purse containing £700 from a 93-year-old woman as she sat on a York bus.
Then later, scammers targeted the same woman to try to get more money from her.
The theft happened when the victim was on a bus travelling between Exhibition Square and St Peter’s School, at about 12.30pm on Friday, 24 June.
The purse, containing £700 in cash and several bank cards in her name, was taken from her handbag.
Following the thefit, the victim has received phone calls from people purporting to be from her bank who are trying to extort further money from her.
North Yorkshire Police have issued these CCTV pictures of two people they want to trace as part of their investigation.
Officers are keen to speak to a man and a woman who boarded the bus and sat next to the victim.
Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation.
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