Warning after purse is stolen

POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of a purse.

It happened at about 4.25pm on Monday when two women bumped into each in the Brunswick Shopping Centre. A short time later, one of the women noticed that her purse was missing.

Police are also reminding people to ensure that if they are carrying handbags, they keep them closed and held against the body. If the handbag has a flap hold it towards them, consider buying a purse chain or bell and never leave purses unattended.

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact Scarborough police on 101. Press option 2 and ask for Scarborough.