Two men arrested after pensioners are targeted by thieves in Fareham

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TWO men have been arrested by police after pensioners were targeted by thieves in Fareham town centre.

An RAF veteran was targeted in a distraction theft on Monday, June 3, with police revealing that another pensioner was targeted just half an hour beforehand, losing £500.

West Street in Fareham, Hampshire. Picture: Malcolm Wells (190508-8587)

West Street in Fareham, Hampshire. Picture: Malcolm Wells (190508-8587)

Now, two men have been arrested on suspicion as theft, as police continue their investigation.

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘Two men aged 25 and 43 have today been arrested on suspicion of theft as part of our enquiries and remain in custody at this time.’

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