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Appeal for Witnesses Following a Theft and an Attempted Theft in Billingham

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Appeal for Witnesses Following a Theft & an Attempted Theft in Billingham

Police are appealing for information following a theft and an attempted theft in Billingham yesterday.

The first incident occurred at 5:40pm at the back of Asda on The Causeway when a male approached a woman from behind and snatched her Michael Kors snake print purse out of her hand.

The second incident occurred at 6:45pm when a male attempted to grab another woman’s purse in the Aldi car park on Moreland Avenue.

Officers believe the incidents are connected.

The man is described as having olive skin, around 5 ft 6” tall, of medium build, dark hair and has tattoos on his neck. He was wearing grey jogging bottoms and a black jacket.
No one was injured.

Anyone with information regarding the incidents is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 152609 (first incident) 152613 (second incident).

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or
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Adrienne Maddison (Police, Corporate, Communications Unit)

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