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Police appeal after woman filmed 'stealing Christmas tree from care home'

Police are appealing for help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing a Christmas tree from a care home.

The unknown female took the decoration from a home for vulnerable adults in Camberwell, south east London, at 7.17pm on Sunday, 15th December.

The incident was caught on CCTV and members of the public are being asked if they can help to find the suspected thief.

The woman's face is clearly visible as she leaves the sheltered accommodation. Credit: Police

PC Lorna Clark said: "This is a particularly callous crime especially at this time of year involving some of our more vulnerable members of society."

The woman made a swift exit after snatching the tree. Credit: Police
  • If anyone has any information about the theft they are asked to contact police on 020 8721 2446 or 101 or CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111
The tree had been donated to residents by a member of staff. Credit: Police
The woman is caught grabbing the tree, which residents were said to enjoy. Credit: Police