Two men arrested after pensioners are targeted by thieves in Fareham

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

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 6:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 6:44 pm
West Street in Fareham, Hampshire. Picture: Malcolm Wells (190508-8587)

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.

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

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