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Theft of elderly woman's purse - CCTV pictures

CCTV image Credit: Essex Police

Officers investigating the theft of an elderly woman's purse, while she was shopping at Shoeburyness in Essex, are keen to identify a woman who was caught on CCTV at the time of the offence. The victim, who is in her 80s, was shopping in Asda, when she was approached by a woman.

CCTV image Credit: Essex Police

The suspect then left the store and shortly afterwards the victim realised her purse was missing from her bag.