Who took shopper’s store trip purse?
A THIEF took a pensioner’s purse while she was in an Ormskirk shop.
The thief followed several elderly women around Marks & Spencer food store, Aughton Street, before taking the purse from the victim’s handbag when she was distracted.
The woman, in her 70s, had put the handbag in a shopping trolley.
The man also stole goods from the store during the incident, which took place at about 1.30pm on Monday, October 8. A card from the stolen purse was later used in Ormskirk and Liverpool.
Police are appealing for help to catch the offender and have issued a CCTV image, above, of a man they want to speak to.
A spokesman said: “We know the quality isn’t the best but we think it’s important to post them as part of the investigation.”
Anyone with information should email 2615@ lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting reference SB1805636.