Thursday, 5 May 2016

ALDI DISTRACTION THEFT

A 77year old woman had her purse stolen while shopping in Aldi on Cross Street, Long Eaton. The incident occurred on Monday morning, April 25th, at about 10.45. She was approached by a man and a woman in one of the aisles and the woman engaged her in conversation. It is thought the man then removed the purse from her bag. It was only when she reached the checkout she realised her purse was missing. Staff at the store alerted the police. The couple thought to be of “Eastern European” appearance, the woman was 5ft 4in with long black hair and the man 5ft 6in with short black spikey hair, both in their 20s. Anyone who witnessed the theft or has any information should contact the police on 101, quoting incident 17959-16.