Police seek youth who demanded cash from pensioner

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police are seeking witnesses to an incident which occurred on Monday morning when a youth got into a pensioner’s car and demanded money.

The 77-year-old was driving a Peugeot 107 which was stopped in a line of traffic at the traffic lights at the junction of Carr Road and Every Street at around 9 a.m.

A youth, described as being a white male between 18 and 19 years of age, 5ft 11ins tall and wearing a black hooded top and blue jeans, is said to have got into the back seat of the vehicle and demanded money before running off when the woman refused to hand anything over.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pendle CID on 472644 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.