VIDEO: Cambridgeshire police keen to question three people seen in CCTV footage after theft of purse from 87 year-old woman

CCTV appeal, Cambridge

CCTV appeal, Cambridge - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for information after thieves stole a purse belonging to an 87-year-old woman in Cambridge.

The victim only realised she was missing her purse when she received a phone call from her bank about irregular activity on her account.

A police spokesman said: “We believe the victim’s card was used in Asda in the Beehive Centre on February 13 between 1pm and 1.20pm to purchase a Samsung TV worth £459 and household items amounting to £117.50.

“£300 cash was also withdrawn from NatWest in Fitzroy Street at about midday the same day.”

The spokesman said: “We are particularly keen to speak to the three people in the CCTV footage as we believe they will be able to assist with our investigation.”


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Anyone with information should contact PCSO Newton on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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