29/06/2017 Middlesbrough

85-Year-Old Woman’s Purse Stolen Whilst Shopping in Coulby Newham

Police are appealing for information after an 85-year-old woman had her purse stolen whilst shopping in the Parkway Centre in Coulby Newham in Middlesbrough on Monday 26th June between 12pm and 2pm.

The victim had visited a number of stores in the shopping centre and when she went to pay for some shopping in Tesco she realised her purse had been taken from her handbag.

The purse is a brown leather purse and contained a substantial amount of money, cards and sentimental photographs.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the stolen items is asked to contact PC Heather Coates on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.