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Police appeal after handbag theft

Police appeal after handbag theft.
Police appeal after handbag theft.
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Police are wanting to speak to a man and a woman after a handbag theft in Colne.

The incident happened at around 10-30am on Wednesday, April 11th, when a 55-year-old female in Fultons Foods, Market Street, Colne, was approached by a man and a female.

Do you recognise this man and woman?

Do you recognise this man and woman?

The male waited for the victim to turn her back and has then taken her handbag and given it to his female accomplice before leaving the store.

Following CCTV inquiries, police would like to speak to the man, pictured.

PC Tariq Sharif, of Colne Police, said: “An investigation is underway following a theft in Colne.

“We appreciate the pictures are not the best quality but If you recognise the man or woman in the pictures, please call police immediately."

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email 1076@lancashire.pnn.police.uk