Wallet stolen from pensioner who fell in Kettering town centre

A pensioner who fell in Kettering's town centre realised his wallet had been stolen as he was on the way to hospital.

Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 8:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 9:03 am
The incident took place in Gold Street.

Police have launched an investigation after the 71-year-old fell victim to thieves between 2pm and 3.30pm on Sunday (December 22).

He was walking in Gold Street when he fell over.

A group of people stopped to help and stayed with the man until an ambulance arrived.

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But while he was in the back of the ambulance on the way to Kettering General Hospital, the man discovered his brown leather wallet containing a bank card, cash and medication had been stolen.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 190006685499.