I wanted to write to alert everyone (especially women) of a local con man in the area. He approaches women (when they are on their own) and pretends he has lost his wallet/travel card and needs to borrow money to get home. He approached me in the park about 3-4 months ago and being a single lady on my own, i did feel pressured into paying him. I have since seen him again down the New Kent Road area, again asking single women for money. The police are aware as i have reported it and did report it when i saw him last, so if he does approach you please do not give him any money and call 101 and let them know where he is.
About 6 foot, blonde short hair, well dressed, late 30s early 40's, strong Kent/Essex accent.
Lets hope they catch him.
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