CCTV appeal after purse theft in Newcastle

21 Mar 2017 09:00 AM

CCTV purse theft 21.3.17 [View Full Size]

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to after a theft in Newcastle.

On Friday, February 17, an individual has stolen a purse from a woman in the Byker area and then used some bank cards in the purse to make purchases in the nearby area.

Enquiries to identify the offender are on-going but police have now released an imaged of a man they would like to speak to about the incident.

He was in the area at the time and may be able to help officers with their enquiries.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, should contact police on 101 quoting log 848 17/02/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.