Police search for man in Colne purse theft investigation

A CCTV image of the man police would like to speak to in relation to a purse theft from Aldi in Colne (s)
A CCTV image of the man police would like to speak to in relation to a purse theft from Aldi in Colne (s)

Police are looking to speak to a man in relation to the theft of a purse from a supermarket in Colne.

At around 12-10pm on Saturday, October 29th, a woman was shopping by herself in Aldi. When she wasn’t looking, a man stole her purse from her bag which was on her trolley.

The purse had three bank cards inside and attempts were later made to withdraw £300 at the ATM at Tesco in Market Street.

Police say the purse also contained sentimental items and want to speak to the man in the CCTV image in connection with what happened.

If you think you know who he is or where he may be, please e-mail 2462@lancashire.pnn.police.uk, call police on 101 and quote EG1606719 or log 760 of 29/10.