Thief steals bag from woman in her nineties in broad daylight in Beverley town centre

A woman in her nineties had her bag stolen in broad daylight while walking Beverley town centre at the weekend.

Humberside Police are investigating the theft which took place at around 11.10am on Saturday (April 27). It was reported that somebody approached the woman as she walked between Saturday Market and Toll Gavel and took a black canvas bag, containing her purse and mobile phone, from her trolley before fleeing the scene.

A Humberside Police spokesperson said: "We are appealing for any witnesses, or any with any information that may assist our enquiries, to please call our non-emergency 101 line quoting crime reference 24*57008 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously in 0800 555 111."