£2k stolen after pensioner has purse taken in Aldi

Officers investigating a theft in Wisbech have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Friday, 27th September 2019, 7:04 pm

At about noon on September 9 the victim, a woman in her 70s, was shopping in Aldi in Sandyland when her purse was stolen. Two bank cards were later used to withdraw £2,000 in cash.

PC Lorna Yaxley said: “This incident has had a significant impact on the victim, leaving her feeling anxious and vulnerable.

“I’d urge anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV, or has information about this incident, to contact us.”

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The man police wish to speak to

Anyone who recognises the man pictured, or has information, should call police on 101 quoting 35/64503/19 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.