Handbag stolen from partially-sighted elderly woman

An elderly woman’s handbag was stolen from inside her shopping cart at Trinity Walk in Wakefield.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 30th July 2015, 6:37 pm
West Yorkshire Police have had body-worn cameras supplied by US firm Taser
West Yorkshire Police have had body-worn cameras supplied by US firm Taser

A significant amount of cash, house keys and some black and white family photographs of great sentimental value were also taken from the victim, who is partially sighted and uses a white stick.

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The theft took at place in the H&M store at 1pm on Friday July 24.

Anyone with information about the theft or the wherabouts of the stolen items should called PC Martin Baldwin from Wakefield District Policing Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.