POLICE are hunting a thief who struck in Newtongrange last week.
The incident happened in Main Street around 8.45am on Monday, January 16.
A 59-year-old man had just left the Co-op store and, as he crossed the road, a man approached and engaged him in conversation.
The suspect then stole various cards, including bank cards and a library card, from the man’s jacket.
The victim made his way home and contacted police, who are now seeking anyone who can assist with their enquiries.
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