THE PUBLIC are being advised not to give money to a woman who is known to frequent the Morrisons carpark in Bakingstoke Road.

Thames Valley Police (TVP) said the force wanted to make people aware of the woman, who has been asking members of the public for money, usually saying she is fleeing domestic abuse and claiming she needs money for a taxi.

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TVP described her as white, around 5ft 4inches and of a skinny build.

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Taking to their Facebook page, the force said: "We strongly advise people not to give this individual money and to report any incidents either on line or to ring 101."