January 6, 2015 1.10 pm This story is over 106 months old

CCTV appeal after woman steals purse from motorist

Purse theft: Police are investigating after a woman’s purse was stolen from the passenger seat of her car as she was getting into it.

Police have released CCTV images of a woman they wish to speak to in connection with a purse theft at an Aldi car park in Lincoln.

At just after 3.40pm on Friday, January 2 police received a report that a woman was getting into her car, which was parked outside Aldi off Wragby Road, when another woman opened the passenger door and took her purse that was on the passenger seat.

Investigating officers released two images of a woman they would like to trace to assist with the enquiry.

Anyone who recognises the woman shown should contact Lincolnshire Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 243 of January 2.