Woman was tricked into exchanging £500 for a bag of electrical goods in Northampton

An alleged fraudster is being sought by Northamptonshire Police after a woman exchanged £500 for a bag of electrical items to find they were missing.

Thursday, 30th March 2017, 12:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:50 pm
A woman was tricked into exchanging 500 for a bag of electrical goods

The incident happened between 10.40am and 11am on Thursday, February 9, in Abington Street.

On leaving the town centre, it is believed the woman later inspected the bag to find no electrical items inside.

Officers are keen to locate the man pictured, who may be able to assist the investigation and are urging him to make contact.

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Anyone with any information relating to his whereabouts can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.