Pickpocket strikes in Kettering town centre

A Kettering pickpocket swiped a purse from his victim's coat after brushing past her.

Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 9:44 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 9:45 am

Police are appealing for witnesses after the theft in High Street between 12.15pm and 12.30pm on Saturday (November 23).

The victim was walking near the British Heart Foundation shop when a man walked past her unnecessarily closely.

She then found that her purse had been taken from her coat pocket.

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Police are investigating

Cash, cards and souvenir Blackpool Tower and Dr Who coins were stolen.

A police spokesman said the suspect was a tall mixed race man wearing a green jacket and beige jumper.

The spokesman urged witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.