Handbag and Vehicle Reportedly Stolen

Police are appealing for information after a 49-year-old woman reportedly had her handbag stolen whilst sat in her vehicle on Eshwood Square in Middlesbrough.

The alleged incident occurred on Thursday 14th December at 4pm.

The handbag contained money and the victim’s husband’s car keys. A Volkswagen Golf was then reportedly taken from the victim’s property following the handbag theft.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged with theft and appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court on Saturday 16th December.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Police Staff Investigator Sarah Hamilton on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.