Purse stolen in Newcastle city centre

22 Sep 2015 00:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a purse was stolen in Newcastle.

Around 2am on Tuesday, September 15, a 20-year-old woman had her purse stolen from a table in the outside seating area of Rusty's Bar in Times Square.

The purse contained cash and personal documents and had been left on the table while the victim went to the bar.

Enquiries are ongoing into the theft and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1080 16/09/15.

Police are advising people not to leave purses, bags, mobile phones or any valuables unattended when on nights out as thieves look for easy opportunities like this.