Men steal cash from woman’s purse in Bury St Edmunds

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POLICE are appealing for information after two men stole cash from a purse after the owner dropped it in Ipswich Street, Bury St Edmunds.

The theft from the woman who was in her 60s happened between 10.20am - 10.30am as she was walking down the street.

Two white men in their late teens were seen picking up the purse and then stole change from it before throwing it down.

Police say they are described as being of a skinny build, around 5ft 9ins tall and were wearing black clothing. One was carrying a black bag on his back.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Phillip Scarfe on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555111.