Man wanted after elderly lady has purse stolen in Grimsby

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Police have issued a CCTV appeal for a man in connection with the theft of an elderly woman’s purse in Grimsby.

The incident happened at around 12.35pm on Tuesday, July 4 on Freeman Street.

In the incident a man allegedly approached the 85-year-old woman and spoke to her before taking her purse, containing cash, from in her handbag and making off.

Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting investigation number 16/17887/17.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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