Elderly woman’s bag stolen in Tesco car park, Burgess Hill

Two thieves distracted an elderly woman and stole her bag in Tesco car park, Burgess Hill, this afternoon (May 11), police have said.

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 3:28 pm

Mid Sussex police said the incident happened at 1.30pm and have called for witnesses.

“Two males have distracted an elderly lady and stolen her bag,” said inspector Darren Taylor.

He added: “One of the suspects possibly wearing a blue and white check shirt. Did you witness the theft? Perhaps know the males? Its CAD 0788.”

Police said two thieves distracted an elderly woman and stole her bag on Tuesday (May 11)

People can report information online at www.sussex.police.uk or by calling 101.

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.