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Pensioners targeted by 'helpful' woman

A pensioner in Baden has been robbed by a woman who pretended to help him carry his shopping bags home.

Several thousands euros were taken from the bedroom belonging to the 86-year-old man, after he accepted the offer of help from the woman who brought the bags into his house.

Whilst the elderly gentleman was unpacking his food in the kitchen, she took the opportunity to go into the bedroom and steal his savings, according to police.

The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon but the OAP did not notice his money had gone until the evening.

He described the woman to police as roughly 20-years-old with long black hair, who spoke broken German.

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