CCTV picture released after Hereford shop theft

POLICE are searching for a woman after a wallet was stolen from a shop in Hereford.

A police spokesperson said a woman had been in a shop on Whitecross Road at around 10.30am on December 11 when she left her wallet on the counter before leaving.

At around the same time it is believed another woman put a newspaper on top of the wallet and then took both the paper and wallet. She then left the shop.

Police want to speak to anyone who may recognise the woman pictured in the CCTV picture to get in touch as she may be able to help with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to report it online or call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting crime reference 22/105107/20.

Alternatively, information can be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111

Hereford Times