Thief takes 93-year-old's purse in Chester-le-Street shop

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 93-year-old woman’s purse was stolen from her handbag while she was shopping. The victim, who uses a walking stick, was in the M&Co store in Front Street, Chester-le-Street, last Friday morning (August 15). She was unaware that someone was unzipping her bag and removing her purse. The theft happened between 11.05am and 11.15am although it is believed that the suspect may have been loitering in the area for a while looking for a vulnerable target. Anyone who saw anything suspicious is asked to call PC Ian Choake, of Chester-le-Street police, on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

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11:23pm Tue 19 Aug 14

Bill_Teesside says...

Far from being an advocate of sharia law bur in this case chop there hand off and perhaps the next time they will think twice
Far from being an advocate of sharia law bur in this case chop there hand off and perhaps the next time they will think twice Bill_Teesside
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