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Woman, 83, has purse stolen in Shipley
7:55pm Sunday 15th September 2013 in News
Police are hunting a thief who stole an elderly woman’s purse while she was out shopping.
The 83-year-old pensioner had put her bags down on a bench in the Market Street area of Shipley town centre when she realised someone was standing close to her.
When she looked in her shopping bag she realised her purse, containing £125, was missing. The thief had disappeared.
Police are studying CCTV in the hope that the suspect will have been caught on film.
The incident happened at about 1pm on Saturday and anyone with information should contact Airedale and North Bradford CID via 101.
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