Pensioner had purse snatched in Aldi

CCTV footage has been released after a 72-year-old woman had her handbag stolen while shopping in Leamington.

Friday, 17th June 2016, 2:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:28 pm
CCTV from Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police have this week released an image of a man wanted for questioning after the theft from Aldi on Queensway on May 14.

The victim was shopping in the supermarket around midday when a man took her handbag from her trolley while her back was turned.

He is thought to have covered up the theft with a box, and walked into another aisle before putting the purse in his pocket, putting down the box and leaving the shop.

CCTV from Warwickshire Police

Anyone who can identify the man pictured is asked to contact police so he can help with inquiries.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101.

CCTV from Warwickshire Police