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CCTV image released following Buxton bag thefts

Posted on 20th June 2017
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We have released an image of a woman we want to speak to about a series of thefts from elderly shoppers in Buxton.

Two shoppers were targeted on Monday, June 12. An 83-year-old woman was in Aldi in Station Road between 10.30am and 10.45am. She got to the till and found her bag was missing from her trolley.

This crime is being linked to another at Waitrose in Spring Gardens at around 10.50am that day when an 81-year-old woman had her bag taken from her trolley.

Between 11.15am and 11.40am on Monday, June 5, a 71-year-old woman was in Waitrose. When she got to the till, she realised her handbag, which was hanging off the trolley, was missing.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call PC Simon Clarke on 101, quoting reference 17000246444.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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