Purses stolen from elderly lady’s handbag

Police news.
Police news.

Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of cash and bank cards from an elderly lady yesterday (Monday).

The force said the incident happened at about 12.30pm, when two offenders are alleged to have walked up and took two purses from the woman’s handbag as she walked down an alleyway on Jubilee Grove.

The spokesman said: “The incident happened too quickly for the victim and she was not able to give a description of the two men, who ran off after the crime.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident 221 of August 8.