Heartless thieves withdraw ‘significant amount of cash’ from elderly woman’s bank account after stealing her purse in Hitchin

Police launch a CCTV appeal following theft in Hitchin

Police launch a CCTV appeal following theft in Hitchin - Credit: Archant

An elderly woman was left shaken after her purse was stolen from the bag she was carrying in Hitchin town centre.

Officers are looking to speak to two people including this man after a Hitchin theft

Officers are looking to speak to two people including this man after a Hitchin theft - Credit: Archant

The woman in her 80s was near Market Place on Monday, November 23 when she had her purse stolen from her bag at around midday.

The purse contained a bank card that was then used by the offender to withdraw a significant amount of cash from two nearby ATM’s.

Police have now launched a CCTV appeal for a man and a woman they would like to talk to as part of their investigation into the theft.

If you have any information on this incident please call 101 quoting crime reference number G1/15/2903.

Do you know this woman? Police want to talk to her in connection with a theft in Hitchin

Do you know this woman? Police want to talk to her in connection with a theft in Hitchin - Credit: Archant


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