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CCTV appeal following purse theft in Skipton supermarket

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Police investigating the theft of a purse in a Skipton supermarket have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to.

At 12.25pm on Thursday 14 December 2017 a man entered Marks & Spencer Simply Food in Skipton. He approached the elderly victim from behind and removed her purse from a shoulder bag that she was carrying.

Officers would like to speak to the man pictured on CCTV as he 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 David Gasson or Skipton Police, or email David.Gasson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12170223112 when providing information.

 

Last modified: October 16, 2018