TWO elderly women have been robbed in supermarket car parks in Cambridgeshire, and police are urging people to be vigilant.

TWO elderly women have been robbed in supermarket car parks in Cambridgeshire, and police are urging people to be vigilant.

The attackers struck first in Sainsbury's, Huntingdon, at 11am on Saturday, October 22.

The woman, in her 80s, was asked for directions by men who spoke poor English while an accomplice stole money and bank cards from the handbag in her car.

The second victim, also in her 80s, was targeted in similar circumstances, on the same day at around 4.30pm at Sainsbury's in March, Fenland.

Det Con Kayleigh O'Brien said: "I urge people to be vigilant when returning to their vehicles and take care to ensure their belongings are on their person or secure at all times."

Anyone with information should contact Det Con O'Brien on 0345 456 4564, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.