82-year-old has purse snatched in Morrisons

An 82-year-old woman had her shopping bag and purse stolen while shopping at Morrisons in Belper, police have revealed.

The theft took place between 12.30pm and 1pm on Wednesday, November 14.

PCSO John Hardy of the Belper Town Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “Officers are currently making enquiries into this incident but we would like to remind shoppers to make sure they keep purses safe inside a handbag, and that your bag is securely closed.

“Never leave bags unattended on shopping trolleys and ideally keep your handbag close to you.”