Tuesday 25 January 2011 6.00pm
I want approached by a very smartly dressed man in the summer who asked me for some money as he didn’t have enough money to get back to Tunbridge Wells. The incident happen on the river outside Pont de la Tour on Shad Thames
. I was with my son at the time and there was no-one else around. Intimidated, and wanting to get rid of him, I gave him a couple of quid. I was really cross with myself afterwards – and cross with him for asking a woman with a young child for money. I have kept an eye out for him ever since.
My friend told me today that she was approached by a man on Gainsford Street
asking for money for a train back to Tunbridge Wells. She gave him some money – a note as she didn’t have any coins. Again, he approached her when it was quiet. We swapped notes and I am positive that it is the same man.
Description as follows:
between 6’ and 6’1”
White, slim, blonde hair, very presentable
Very smart - suit, blue and white checked shirt, nice shoes
He looks like a City boy or perhaps a car salesman. I’d be interested if anyone else has had the misfortune of speaking to him.