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Appeal for a man after wallet full of cash is stolen from Leeds station

British Transport Police are searching for this man in connection with a wallet theft.

British Transport Police are searching for this man in connection with a wallet theft.

Police are trying to trace a man after a wallet containing over £200 was stolen from inside a bookmakers at Leeds railway station.

A CCTV image of the man in question has been released by British Transport Police as part of an investigation into the incident which took place on Tuesday June 24 at around 8.10am.

PC Ian Connor, the investigating officer, said: “The victim, a 55-year-old man from Keighley, mistakenly left his wallet, which contained over £200 and a number of cash cards, in the bookmakers at the station.

“Realising his mistake he returned a short while later to discover it had been taken.

“Enquiries have been ongoing to identify the person responsible for the theft but to no avail.

“I am now appealing for anyone who recognises the man in this photo to come forward as I believe he will have key information which can assist this investigation.”

Anyone with information is being urged to call 0800 405060 or text 61016, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Anyone issuing information should quote incident reference number PSUB/B11 of 18/07/14.

 
 
 

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