AN 86-year-old man was knocked off balance and had money stolen from his jacket pocket during a robbery in a shopping centre. 

Thames Valley Police has released a CCTV image of two women who may have important information about the incident in Banbury.

At around 12pm on Thursday,  April 25, the victim was followed by two women along the High Street and Butchers Row into Castle Quay Shopping Centre.

The women knocked the victim off balance and managed to steal an unspecified amount of cash from his jacket pocket.

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Investigating officer, PC James Hopkin, based at Banbury police station said: “I would like to speak to the women in this image as I believe they could have vital information about our investigation.

“If you know these women, or have any information as to their whereabouts, please call 101 or visit our website quoting reference 43190123784."