Elderly woman has purse and bank cards snatched in Lincoln city centre

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Lincolnshire Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted in connection with the theft of a purse and bank cards from an elderly woman on Lincoln High Street.

The 75-year-old woman withdrew money from Barclays Bank on Lincoln High Street before the items were stolen from her handbag as she shopped in Heron Foods on June 30.

Police issued the CCTV appeal on August 9.

A police spokesperson said: “We are looking to speak to the man pictured as we believe he could help us.

“He is pictured with short hair, and wearing a jacket, grey t-shirt, blue jeans and white trainers.

“He may also be seen wearing a hat.

“If you have any information relating to the incident, please call 101 and quote number 17000276503.

“Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or report it online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.”