Police bid to trace elderly woman to thank her for 'shoplifter heroics'
Police are trying to trace a small, elderly woman who tried to stop a pair of suspected shoplifters as they were being chased by officers so they can commend her for her "heroics".
Humberside Police said they believe the woman who intervened to try and grab the cycling alleged offenders was between 70 and 80 years old.
A spokesman said two officers had spotted the pair on bikes after they were called to reports of a shop theft at Kingston Retail Park, in Hull, on Sunday afternoon.
He said: "Two officers on foot spotted the couple on cycles and began chasing them under the... read more
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