Hunt for purse thief who tar­geted OAP

Stirling Observer - - FRONT PAGE -

Po­lice are still hunt­ing for a cruel crook who stole an 85-year-old Alva woman’s purse while she was out shop­ping.

Thieves are thought to have tar­geted the woman while she was in the British Red Cross store on Mur­ray Place at around 2.15pm last Fri­day.

In­spec­tor Donna Bryans of Stir­ling po­lice said: “This is a par­tic­u­larly hor­ri­ble crime which can have a huge im­pact on vul­ner­a­ble, el­derly peo­ple who are just go­ing about their busi­ness.”

She asked any­one with in­for­ma­tion to con­tact po­lice on 101 or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111.

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