Thieves snatch purse from elderly woman’s hands in Lincoln

Police have released a CCTV image after a woman in her 70s had a purse stolen straight out of her hand on a Lincoln street.

The theft happened at around 10.45am on August 22 on St Catherines Lincoln.

Investigating officers said the woman was not physically harmed.

They released an image of two males they would like to speak to and believe they may be able to assist with enquiries.

Anyone who recognises those photographed or has any further information should call 101 quoting incident number 135 of August 22.