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Preston pensioner has purse stolen while shopping in discount shop

Posted on - 20th September, 2015 - 12:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre
CCTV images released by Preston Police of the incident

CCTV images released by Preston Police of the incident

A woman is wanted by Preston Police after a pensioner had her purse swiped in a city centre discount store.

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While an 82-year-old woman was loading her shopping into a bag in B&M Bargains her leather purse was taken.

It contained the woman’s money and cards, and is small black purse with a red polka dot design which had been hand decorated.

The incident happened at the Lancaster Road shop around 12.30pm on Monday 7 September.

Police have released CCTV images of a woman, with a young child, wearing a head scarf and dressed in black who they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting crime number SA1509941.

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