Police hunt thieves who stole purse from Leek shopper

TWO purse thieves who targeted a woman shopper in Leek are being sought by police.

One of the offenders is described as a 5ft 9ins male, who was wearing a grey coat and a baseball cap, and the other a female with ginger hair and wearing a cream coat.

The offenders struck while the woman was visiting two charity shops – Donna Louise Hospice and British Heart Foundation – in Derby Street between 1.30pm and 2pm on Friday, April 21.

It was while in the British Heart Foundation charity shop that the woman discovered her purse was missing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101.