A fraudster who claims to work for the British National Health Service injected a 92-year-old woman with a fake COVID-19 vaccine – it cost about $ 218, according to a new report.
The fraudster appeared at the door of the unborn in Sorbiton, southwest of London, on December 30th, claiming to be from the NHS and was there to give the vaccine, I mentioned Metro UK.
The police said, according to the report, that the unsuspecting old man let him in, then hit her in the arm with “an instrument that looked like arrows.”
He allegedly charged her with £ 160 – about $ 218, for the placebo vaccine, which he claimed would be recovered by the NHS.
The City of London Police told the port that it was unclear what, if any, the substance was, but the woman, who was examined at a local hospital, did not appear to be ill.
“This is a disgusting and totally unacceptable assault on a member of the public that will not be tolerated,” said Detective Inspector Kevin Ives. “We appeal to anyone who has information that can help us identify this man to contact him. It is crucial that we catch him as soon as possible because he not only cheats people with money, but he may endanger people’s lives.”
The suspect reportedly showed up at the woman’s home again on Monday, and asked for another 100 Egyptian pounds, around $ 136.
Watch photos taken that day show that he is wearing a navy blue tracksuit with white stripes on the side.
Police say the man, who speaks a London accent, is in his early 30s, measuring about 5 feet 9 feet, medium build and combed light brown hair.