Thief steals purse from woman, 86, in town shop

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An elderly woman fell victim to a purse theft while out shopping in Sudbury.

The woman, who is 86-years-old, was in W H Smith in North Street on Wednesday when her purse was stolen. She was approached by a woman in the shop, between 10.30am and 11.30am, who stood close to her. When she asked the woman if she was in the way, she moved away quickly.

The woman is described as white and was wearing smart clothing. Contact Pc Stephanie Roe on 101.