Police warning: Man is targetting elderly men

Police tape
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Police are seeking the whereabouts of a man who is targeting elderly men across Lincolnshire.

They say he approached elderly gentlemen and asks for petrol money.

On the last occurrence, which happened yesterday, man was stopped by the side of the road, in the Bourne area.

He was approached by the individual stating he had run out of petrol. The elderly gentleman was ‘escorted’ to retrieve funds from his home address and was then handed a watch in return.

He is of possible Italian appearance, with tanned skin, thin face, short dark hair, late 30’s or early 40’s, smartly dressed in a dark suite. He is currently using hire vehicles.

If you see him call police on 101 quoting incident 94 16th August 2013.