CCTV images of Thirsk purse theft suspects released

17 November 2011

Thirsk Purse ThiefPolice in Thirsk have released CCTV images of a man and woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a purse.

It was stolen between 9.30am and 10.15am on Friday 28 October 2011. The purse was taken from the shopping bag of an 81-year-old local woman while she was in the Thirsk branch of Tesco.

Later the same day the thieves used bank cards to remove money from the Lloyds TSB bank in Thirsk and at the Northallerton branch of W M Morrisons.

PC Duncan Pears, of Thirsk Safer Neighbourhood Team, said:

I need to speak to anyone who can help to identify either the man or woman and ask that they contact the police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.


If you can assist with this investigation please contact PC Duncan Pears at Thirsk police station on 0845 60 60 24 7 quoting reference number 12110182863. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Thirsk Purse Thief

Thirsk Purse Thief

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