CCTV image released following Whittington purse theft

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Officers investigating a purse theft at a supermarket in Whittington Moor have released an image of a person they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

The purse was stolen from an elderly woman who was shopping in the Asda store, in Sheffield Road at around 4.20pm on Saturday (13 February).

Once the victim reached the till she realised the purse was missing and it was later found discarded in Nelson Street, by a member of the public.

A quantity of cash had been stolen.

Officers believe the person pictured may be able to help with their enquiries, do you recognise them?

If you have any information that could assist our investigation please contact PC Justine Parsons, quoting reference 21*89286.

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Katy Law (Police, Support staff, Press Office)

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