A man who snatched a handbag from an elderly woman while she shopped in a Sudbury supermarket has been jailed.
Gareth Davies, from Raleigh Road, Sudbury, pleaded guilty to a charge of theft from a person at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.
The court heard the 33-year-old had taken the handbag, worth £275, from a woman in her 90s in Waitrose on April 8. He was then apprehended by staff and police called.
Davies was sentenced to four weeks in prison.