CCTV released after woman’s purse is stolen from handbag

Police believe these men can help them with their enquiries into the theft of a purse in M&S, Hemel Hempstead
Police believe these men can help them with their enquiries into the theft of a purse in M&S, Hemel Hempstead

A woman’s purse was stolen from her handbag as she pushed her trolley around a town centre supermarket.

At around 2pm yesterday (Thursday, April 23), a woman in her 60s was shopping in Marks and Spencer in the Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead when her purse was taken from her bag while her back was turned.

It contained almost £200 in cash, as well as bank cards.

Herts Police have now released the CCTV images above of two men they believe they may be able to help with their enquiries.

PC Johanna Miles said: “I believe the two men pictured may be able to assist me with my investigation into this theft, which has left the victim very upset, so please contact me if you know who they are.”