Purse stolen in brazen supermarket theft

A woman allegedly reached into her victim’s handbag and stole a purse during a theft at a Lincoln supermarket.

At approximately 5pm on October 6 the victim was shopping in Heron supermarket on Sincil Street in Lincoln when they were reportedly approached by a woman wearing a black jacket with fur and grey trousers.

The woman was then allegedly reached into the victim’s handbag and grabbed their purse.

Lincolnshire Police released a CCTV image of a woman they believe may be able to help with the investigation into the theft.

Police believe the pictured woman may be able to help with the theft investigation. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

This woman may be able to help with the investigation according to police. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Anyone with information about the incident, or who can help identify the woman in the images, should contact police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting incident 310 of October 6.

It can also be reported anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.