Pensioner's purse stolen in Cannock shop before £500 taken from account

By Jordan Reynolds | Cannock | Crime | Published:

A pensioner's purse was stolen in a shop in Cannock and £500 taken from her bank account.

The 75-year-old victim's purse was taken while she was shopping in Peacocks yesterday and the cash withdrawn from her bank account within minutes of her realising it had gone from her handbag, Staffordshire Police said.

If anyone has any information which could help police with their inquiries call 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
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