Theft of handbag and bank cards in Louth

CCTV footage.
CCTV footage.

Police in Louth are investigating the theft of a handbag and bank cards.

The victim was shopping at the Co-op store in Newmarket on Friday evening (December 12) when the bag was stolen.

A short while later, at 7.03pm, a person unsuccessfully attempted to use the cash machine outside the Co-op using the stolen bank cards.

CCTV has captured an image of a person that police wish to trace as they may have information to assist the enquiry. The person was wearing a buttoned-up coat with a hood, trainers, and tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information should contact PC Dave Bridger at Louth Police Station by dialling 101 and quoting incident number 194 of December 13, or report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.