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CCTV appeal following purse theft in Northallerton shop

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Police have now identified the man shown in this CCTV appeal. Thanks to members of the public for their assistance with the appeal. The CCTV image has now been removed for legal reasons.

Police investigating the theft of a purse in a  Northallerton shop have released CCTV footage of a man to whom they would like to speak.

At 10.24am on Wednesday 21 March 2018 a man and a woman entered the Wilko store on Northallerton High Street.

Whilst the victim was looking at cards, the woman distracted her whilst the man removed the victim’s purse from her shopping bag. The man and woman then left the store with the purse.

Officers have secured CCTV footage of a man who may have important information that could assist the investigation.

If you recognise him, please contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, select option 2 and ask for Graeme Gale or Northallerton Police, or email graeme.gale@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12180050170 when providing information.

 

Last modified: October 16, 2018