CCTV appeal after Blyth theft

13 Mar 2018 09:55 AM

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Police investigating a theft in Blyth have released images of man they would like to trace.

At about 2pm on Wednesday February 21, a 72-year-old woman was in Poundstretcher on Bridge Street, Blyth.

Whilst in the shop she was approached by an unknown offender who took her handbag from the shop counter.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and are now appealing for the man pictured to get in contact.

He was in the area at the time and may have information that could help with the enquiry.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 023243W/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.