Handbag theft from occupied car in Holton le Clay

A man opened the door of a woman’s car in Holton le Clay and stole her handbag on Tuesday evening.

The incident happened around 5pm in Louth Road.

The woman placed her handbag on the seat beside her, but whilst starting the car a male described as about 20 years old with short dark hair and wearing a dark hooded top and dark trousers, opened the passenger door and stole the handbag, making off to a waiting vehicle.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 270 of January 22.