Handbag thief wanted

Police hope to identify this woman.

Detectives are looking for witnesses after an 80-year-old woman’s handbag were stolen in Hampton Park last month.

Police say she left her hand bag at a bus stop outside a Hallam Road shopping centre after boarding a bus about 4pm on 19 July. The bank cards from the purse were used to make several transactions.

She is perceived to be Caucasian in appearance, aged in her early 20s, with dark shoulder length hair and a skinny build.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

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