first_imgGardai are investigating an incident during which a travelling salesman preyed on an elderly man in St Johnston.The man, who was driving a blue Ford Focus with a Northern Ireland registration, called to the pensioner’s home in Maymore just after noon on Thursday last.The victim’s granddaughter said the man was well dressed with glasses tan skin with a briefcase and was selling jumpers and T-shirt. The man’s granddaughter said her grandad bought two T-shirt’s and a jumper from him costing €40.The young woman revealed “When he went to pay him the man took the wallet of my Granda and went to sink so my grandad couldn’t see what he was doing and removed a large amount of money from his wallet.“He was driving a blue Ford Focus. We would like any information anyone would have on this man and please warn any elderly family or neighbours.”Woman’s appeal after salesman targets pensioner in scam was last modified: May 27th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more