Woman has purse stolen out of her handbag at Sainsbury’s in Selly Oak

Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a man after a woman had her purse stolen out of her handbag while inside Sainsbury’s in Selly Oak.

The incident took place at the store on Austin Webb Way. Her debit card was later used by the thief. It happened at 12.40pm on 23 June. West Midlands Police say they have made several enquiries to try and trace the suspect, and are now asking for the public’s help to find him.

The suspect is pictured below.

Police are trying to find this man after a woman had her handbag stolen on Austin Webb Way, Selly Oak

A statement read: “We want to speak to him after a woman had her purse stolen out of her handbag while inside Sainsbury’s on Austin Webb Way, Selly Oak. Her debit card was later used by the thief.It happened at 12.40pm on 23 June.

“We’ve made several enquiries to try and trace the suspect, and are now asking for the public’s help.Got information? Please get in touch with us via Live Chat on our website or call 101 quoting crime number 20/587077/22.”

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