A theft in the High Street, Aylesbury as resulted in Thames Valley Police releasing CCTV images.
On Friday 31st May 2019, at around 3.00pm, a 78 year old woman was shopping in the British Heart Foundation shop in the High Street, Aylesbyry when she was approached by two women.
The first woman distracted the 78 year old woman by starting a conversation with her and looking at clothes on the same rail. The same woman then reached into her bag and removed her purse which she then handed to a second woman who was walking past.
The purse that was taken contained a quantity of cash.
Investigating officer PC Mandy Cutler based at Aylesbury station said: ‘I am releasing these images as I believe that these women may have vital information that can assist this investigation.
Anyone who recognises these women or has any information regarding the incident should contact police on the 24-hour non-emergency number 101 quoting reference ‘43190163672’ or report online.
Alternatively, reports can be made anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.‘