Cash stolen from woman after thieves distract her in Poundworld in Northampton

A woman had cash stolen from her purse in a shop in Northampton's Grosvenor Centre after thieves followed her after she withdrew cash from a nearby bank.

Monday, 24th October 2016, 12:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 2:45 pm
GV's of Northampton Town Centre. The Grosvenor Centre, Market Walk, Abington Street, Gold Street and Market Spuare. NNL-150923-132809009

The theft happened at about midday on Tuesday, October 11, in Poundworld, when, after being distracted by a man and a woman, she realised cash was missing from her bag.

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It is believed the thieves followed the woman from Barclays Bank, where she had withdrawn the cash, to the Grosvenor Centre.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.