Thief made unwelcome sexual advances to retiree
A WOMAN entered an uninvited retiree’s car and made unwelcome sexual advances before stealing his sentimental gold Rolex.
The robber grabbed the victim’s hand, scratched it, and then left the vehicle.
The victim, an 80-year-old resident, later discovered that his watch, which his wife had bought him 25 years ago, had been stolen.
Officers have opened an investigation and are calling for witnesses to the incident in a Wareham parking lot on Friday morning.
Dorset Police said at around 11:30 a.m. on June 11 the victim returned to his car parked in Howard’s Lane car park.
As he got into this vehicle, he noticed that a woman was heading for his car. She stopped to say hello to him and then uninvited into the passenger side vehicle, leaned over him and made sexual advances to him, which was unwelcome. When the victim asked the woman to leave, she became aggressive.
The women grabbed the victim’s hand and scratched it, then she left the vehicle. The victim later discovered that his gold Rolex watch had been stolen.
The suspect is described as being around 40 years old, five foot nine inches tall, of large build and with worn shoulder length black hair. She was wearing a white top, dark pants and a pale red lipstick.
PC Stuart Wilson of Purbeck Police said: “The watch was purchased for the victim by his wife 25 years ago and has great sentimental value.
“I appeal to anyone who was in the Howard’s Lane car park area at the time of the incident and who saw the offender, or captured the incident or the offender on a dashcam, to contact Dorset Police . ”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, e-mail [email protected] or calling 101, quoting the number d event 55210092746. Alternatively, to remain 100% anonymous, contact the independent Crimestoppers charity online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call the free number 0800 555 111.