Cuttack: An elderly woman was robbed by a miscreant who posed as a cop here on Sunday. The incident took place at Mahanadi Vihar area here.
According to reports, the woman was visiting a bank when a man came and identified himself as a police officer.
He told the woman not to wear gold ornaments as the situation was not good and there were thefts in the locality. The man then asked her to deposit her jewellery with him for some time until she completes her work in the bank.
As soon as she gave her ornaments, the man collected each one of them and fled from the spot. The incident has been captured on a CCTV camera in the locality. Local police have registered a case and are investigating into the matter.