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Good Samaritan tackles cashpoint thief in Newquay

By CG_Steve  |  Posted: January 07, 2014

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A GOOD Samaritan tackled a thief who had stolen money being withdrawn by a pensioner in Newquay on Saturday.

The hero gave chase after spotting a woman grab a bundle of notes from the cashpoint at Sainsbury’s supermarket at around 4.15pm.

A police spokesman said: “A member of the public chased the female who dropped the cash which has since been returned to the elderly victim.”

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call police on 101, quoting crime reference GN/14/13.

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  • rt1379  |  January 07 2014, 9:04PM

    Well ... I for one would like to know the identity of the person who gave chase ! "well done" !

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  • josdave  |  January 07 2014, 3:11PM

    Sad to know there are people around who would rob the elderly but all credit to the person who gave chase with a good result.

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