Boston

Elderly woman’s purse stolen in Aldi distraction theft

An elderly woman’s purse was stolen when she was distracted while doing her shopping in Boston.

The 79-year-old woman was in Aldi, Queen Street yesterday when she was targeted by a thief.

The incident was reported to have happened at 2:15 pm.

Lincolnshire Police asked the public for help to identify the three people pictured as they believe they may be able to help with their enquiries.

The police are asking anyone who recognises the people to report them to the police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 284 of April 11.