Detectives have released images of two women they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from an elderly woman in West London.
The victim, 92, had £300 stolen from her handbag after withdrawing the money from a cashpoint on Long Lane, Hillingdon, on July 13, this year.
After withdrawing the cash, the pensioner boarded the U2 bus from Hillingdon Circus towards Brunel University and noticed two women on the service.
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The elderly woman later saw the two women again in the lift of her supported living accommodation.
When the elderly woman reached her flat she discovered that the £300 she had withdrawn was missing from her bag.
Detective Chief Inspector Michael Dougall, from the Roads and Transport Policing Command, said: “The elderly victim of this theft was understandably shaken by this experience.
“If there is any suggestion that an elderly victim has been specifically targeted after withdrawing money in our community, we will do our utmost to identify the person or people responsible.
“We are very keen to speak to the women in these photos and would urge the public to come forward if they can help us to identify them.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about the identity of the two women should call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5892/13JUL.
Information can also be provided anonymously, to Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.