Appeal for King’s Lynn handbag snatch witnesses

PUBLISHED: 10:22 03 September 2014 | UPDATED: 10:22 03 September 2014

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

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King’s Lynn police are calling for witnesses after a woman in her 60s had her bag snatched.

At approximately 4.55pm on Tuesday 26 August, the female had her bag snatched from her shoulder while walking down Market Lane in King’s Lynn towards Chapel Street.

The offender is described as a 6ft 2” white male aged 18-20 years old with dark short combed back hair and clean shaven.

He was wearing a light navy blue running top with a striple down the sleeve and black knee length shorts with socks and trainers.

The stolen item was a black handbag containing a purse, cash and mobile phone.

Anyone with information should contact PC Sharon Cooper at King’s Lynn Police Station on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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