Thieves steal pensioner’s purse

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Police are appealing for information after a 69-year-old woman had her purse stolen in Alnwick.

The incident happened between 11am and 11.20am on Wednesday, August 13.

The purse was stolen from the woman’s bag while she was shopping in Bondgate Within and it contained around £100 in cash, as well as personal documents.

Inquiries into the theft are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and who saw anything suspicious to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 044545Q/14.