Updated: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Frankston police have charged a woman after a pensioner’s wallet was allegedly stolen at a Frankston shopping centre earlier this month.
It is alleged the woman took a large amount of cash out of a misplaced wallet in a Cranbourne Road newsagency on 9 January.
The 55-year-old Malvern East woman has been charged with one count of theft.
She was bailed to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court on 20 July 2020.
Victoria Police News – Wednesday, 29 January 2020
POLICE are searching for a woman in relation to their investigation into a stolen wallet.
Police were told that a 74-year-old man was shopping at a newsagency on Cranbourne Road, Frankston when he misplaced his wallet. The man was shopping for a present for his granddaughter shortly after 5pm, 9 January.
Investigators believe that a woman picked the wallet up and emptied the cash from it before returning it to the newsagency.
The woman then met up with a man outside the shopping centre. She is described as being between 45 and 50-years-old, with a solid build and blonde hair. She was carrying a pink handbag.
An image of a woman police wish to speak to has been released. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au