Pensioner has handbag stolen by thief in Buxton supermarket

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Police are appealing for information after a thief stole a handbag from a pensioner in Buxton.

At 11.45am on Friday, April 28, a 79-year-old woman went shopping in Waitrose at Spring Gardens, putting her handbag in the trolley.

When she came to pay for her shopping, she realised that her bag had been stolen. Her bag is large and a faded navy blue colour.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Police Constable Elizabeth Spink on 101, quoting reference 17000176645

Alternatively, send her a message online by visiting the ‘Contact Us’ section of the police website at:

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.