Appeal after purse theft in Morecambe

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the theft of a purse.
Police want to speak to this man in connection with the theft of a purse.

A woman had her purse stolen whilst shopping in Iceland in Morecambe.

A man was captured on CCTV walking out of the shop in the Arndale Centre after stealing the lady’s purse.

The man is described as white, of a slim build and balding.

He was wearing a blue coloured jacket and jeans.

PC Faye Tinker, from Lancaster & Morecambe Police, said: “We would appeal to the public, and anyone who can identify the suspect in the CCTV image to get in touch with us to help us and provide any information in regards to this investigation.”

The theft happened at 2.10pm on September 14.

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