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Suspect bumps senior drivers, takes cash

December 18, 2008 1:50:11 PM PST
Long beach police need the public's help to find a suspect preying on senior drivers with an ingenious scam.The suspect bumps them, calling it an accident, and then steals their money.

Long Beach police say they have five reports of a driver intentionally bumping another, and waving the victim over to exchange insurance and other information.

During the exchange, the suspect offers to help the senior by taking their wallet to supposedly locate the driver's license, but the suspect also helps himself to cash and credit cards.

Anyone with information about the scam is urged to call Long Beach police at (562) 435-6711.


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