A HEARTLESS thief stalked a pensioner doing her shopping in town - then snatched her bank card and stole £300.

Police are investigation after the 89-year-old reported the crime. She was followed around for more than an hour before the thief stopped to ask her for change and stole the bank card.

He had her pin number as he had followed her after watching her take cash out earlier in the day.

The incident occurred at the disabled parking bays at the top of Back Regent Street at about 2.30pm on Thursday November 26.

The man is described as being white, in his 30s and of stocky build.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident 707 of November 26.