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Gardaí On Lookout For Elderly Woman Who Stole Money From Carlow Café

By James Fenton

January 26, 2017 at 10:49am


Gardaí are appealing for information after an elderly lady was captured stealing money from a till in a Carlow café.

According to the, the woman, wearing a hat and scarf, searched through the personal belongings of staff before heading to the till where she took all but €15.

Owner Leona Rocca, who also owns the takeaway next door along with her husband Onorio, said:

"She made her way through the coffee shop and ended up in behind the counter with my other staff working in the takeaway next door, but nobody seen her,"

"She knew exactly how to open the till but for some strange reason, left €15 behind her."

The incident took place on Saturday January 14 at approximately 5.20pm. No arrests have been made and Gardaí in Carlow are appealing for anyone with information to contact them by phone on 059-9136620.

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