A PENSIONER was robbed by a fake charity worker in Waitrose. 

The man, who is in his 70s, was in the car at the Wallingford Street store at around 9.45am on Tuesday. 

He was approached by a woman holding a clipboard, claiming to be collecting money for a good cause. 

But when he said he didn’t have any money, she opened the car door, grabbed both of his wrists and stole his watch.

The woman, who is described as white, in her mid-30s and around 5ft 5ins tall, then left the scene on foot.

She had blonde hair tied back and was wearing a beige jacket and dark trousers.

She also spoke with an eastern European accent.

Nothing else was stolen and the man was left with a small cut to his wrist.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Fiona Boyce, based at Abingdon police station said: “I am appealing for any witnesses of this incident, or anyone who saw a woman matching the description, or if you were also approached by this woman, to please get in touch.

“Likewise, if you were driving in the area at the time please check your dash-cam footage as you may have captured useful information.

“You can make a report online or by calling 101 and quoting reference 43200435255.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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