CCTV released after 88-year-old woman has purse stolen while shopping in Waterloovile

An 88-year-old lady had her purse stolen while shopping in Waterlooville.

Monday, 19th November 2018, 4:24 pm
Updated Monday, 19th November 2018, 5:26 pm
Police are looking for these people. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Police have released CCTV pictures of a man and woman they would like to speak to about the theft, which happened at about 2.25pm on October 24.

The lady, from Waterlooville, was shopping in Wilkinsons in Dukes Walk.

Her multi-coloured purse and a brown wallet containing cash were stolen from her handbag which was on her shopping trolley.

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Police are looking for these people. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

A police spokesperson said: '˜At all times but particularly during the busy lead up to Christmas, shoppers are advised to be aware and keep your personal possessions safe

Be mindful of your surroundings and never leave valuables unattended.'

If you recognise the people in these images or have any information, call police on 101, quoting reference 44180400437.