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Jail term for thefts from an elderly Leominster man
7:00am Saturday 26th October 2013 in News
A MAN who stole hundreds of pounds from an elderly man in Leominster has been jailed.
Alexandru Bojila, from Wolverhampton, was this week sentenced to 32 months in prison after he admitted carrying out three distraction thefts.
The 24-year-old targeted a man in his 80s by the cash points outside Morrisons in Leominster on August 6 this year.
He took £750 from his victim’s account.
Bojila pleaded guilty to three charges of theft and 17 counts of fraud by false representation at Worcester Crown Court.
He also targeted two women in Cheltenham, taking a total of £870 from them.
Speaking after the sentencing, PC Annabel Brittain of G l o u c e s t e r s h i r e Constabulary, who led the investigation, warned people to take more care to protect their pin number when out shopping.