28/09/2016

Elderly Woman's Handbag Stolen In East Belfast

Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman had her handbag stolen from her car in east Belfast.

The incident happened on the Castlereagh Road at around 1.55pm on Monday, 26 September.

The woman had placed her handbag at the back of her vehicle when a man opened the rear door and made off in the direction of Ravensdale Street.

The man is described as being of slim build, aged in his 50s with a beard. He was wearing black footwear, black trousers and a black coat. He was also wearing a distinctive black coloured bowler hat with a white band and was carrying a red tote drawstring bag over his shoulder.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)

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