CCTV picture of woman released after smartphone theft

Posted on - 3rd March, 2018 - 9:33am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News
Picture released by Preston Police
Picture released by Preston Police

Police have released the picture of a woman they want to speak to following the theft of a smartphone from a mini supermarket in Preston.


A 61-year-old woman was waiting in a checkout queue at Tesco Express in Blackpool Road, Ashton-on-Ribble.

She was approached from behind and a black Moto G smartphone was removed from her handbag during the incident on 20 February at 6.15pm.

The CCTV picture has been released by Preston Police following the incident.

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PC Paul Goulding said: We are appealing for information following the theft of a mobile phone.

“We are particularly keen to identify this woman and believe someone knows who she is.

“If you can assist with our enquiries, call us immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email quoting crime reference SA1803327.

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