CCTV released after pensioner’s handbag stolen from supermarket in Leamington

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident

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A woman in her seventies had her handbag stolen from her trolley in a supermarket in Leamington.

Warwickshire Police is appealing to members of the community for information following the theft.

Police want to speak to this woman in connection with the incident

Police want to speak to this woman in connection with the incident

The incident occurred at 1.15pm on Tuesday, January 12 in a supermarket in Old Warwick Road.

A woman in her seventies had a small black handbag containing an amount of money, bank cards and a mobile phone taken from her shopping trolley.

CCTV images of a man and a woman that police would like to speak to have been released.

The woman is described as white with long dark brown hair. She was wearing a cream woollen hat, long dark-brown coat with cream fur collar, light coloured jeans and Ugg-style boots and is described as speaking with a European accent.

The man is described as white, tall, with dark-brown, short spiky hair. He was wearing a long trench-style dark green coat, and a tartan scarf worn loosely around his neck.

Anyone with information that may prove useful to investigations is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 163 of 12 January.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.