Child steals pensioner’s handbag

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A CHILD stole a handbag from a pensioner in a Grantham supermarket last Friday at around 12.15pm.

The 77-year-old woman was near the lottery kiosk in Sainsbury’s, in London Road, Grantham, when her bag, which is large, black and shiny, was taken from her trolley. It contained her purse and other personal items.

The suspect is described as a white girl, approximately 12 to 13-years-old, with brown hair in a ponytail. She has a slim build and was wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans. She was in the company of a white woman.

Anyone with any information should contact Grantham Police Station, quoting incident number 160 of December 10, via 0300 111 0300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.