Purse stolen from blind woman (89)

A blind pensioner had her purse stolen from her in Stamford.

Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 4:54 pm

The theft is believed to have taken place in the High Street area this morning (Tuesday).

The 89-year-old woman noticed that the zip was open on one of her bags and that the long, black leather purse was missing.

Bank cards, store cards and some £20 notes were taken.

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Police news

Anyone who saw the theft, or who has information, can contact Lincolnshire Police in a number of ways:

• By calling 101 quoting reference 160 of September 17

• By e-mailing [email protected] quoting reference 160 of September 17

• By contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.