Police appeal after handbag stolen from wheelchair-bound woman in Burnley

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Handbag stolen from wheelchair bound woman in Burnley Handbag stolen from wheelchair bound woman in Burnley

POLICE have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to after handbag was stolen from the back of a wheelchair in the Burnley branch of Marks and Spencer.

A woman and her wheelchair-bound friend were shopping on Wednesday January 22 when another woman walked past and stole the handbag, which contained money, bank cards and other personal items, from the back of the wheelchair.

PC Trevor Syrett said: "For all intents and purposes, this handbag was stolen from a vulnerable person and is nothing short of a cowardly act.

"If anybody has any information about this incident or recognises the woman in the CCTV then I would urge them to contact police."

Anybody with any information concerning this incident can contact police on 101 quoting log number LC-20140122-0890 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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5:24pm Thu 30 Jan 14

Steven Seagull says...

Lower than a dachshunds testicles.
Lower than a dachshunds testicles. Steven Seagull
  • Score: 6

7:10pm Thu 30 Jan 14

leyton says...

always amazes me the cr@p images off these cameras yet they are always after more.
always amazes me the cr@p images off these cameras yet they are always after more. leyton
  • Score: 6

7:14pm Thu 30 Jan 14

noddy57 says...

with low life like this around masquerading as a human being one can,t help but feel we have a lot to answer for,.this thief and predator is a disgrace to the human race and its a woman to boot,,
with low life like this around masquerading as a human being one can,t help but feel we have a lot to answer for,.this thief and predator is a disgrace to the human race and its a woman to boot,, noddy57
  • Score: 7

8:31pm Thu 30 Jan 14

phil kernot says...

Scum ,,
Scum ,, phil kernot
  • Score: 8

8:54pm Thu 30 Jan 14

glossopkid says...

I'm disgusted at this specimen of so called human.
I'm disgusted at this specimen of so called human. glossopkid
  • Score: 6

8:54pm Thu 30 Jan 14

Blueandwhitewolf says...

I heard it was Sean dyche's p.a. Looking for some transfer funds
I heard it was Sean dyche's p.a. Looking for some transfer funds Blueandwhitewolf
  • Score: -6

11:39pm Thu 30 Jan 14

MickAH says...

2014 and that's the best image they could find to show. Seeing as she has a Boundary Mill shopping bag on her arm then I hope the local rozzers have asked to look at there tapes from that day as well?
2014 and that's the best image they could find to show. Seeing as she has a Boundary Mill shopping bag on her arm then I hope the local rozzers have asked to look at there tapes from that day as well? MickAH
  • Score: 0

2:22pm Fri 31 Jan 14

Champagne plus charlie says...

Blueandwhitewolf wrote:
I heard it was Sean dyche's p.a. Looking for some transfer funds
You absolute bellwipe.
[quote][p][bold]Blueandwhitewolf[/bold] wrote: I heard it was Sean dyche's p.a. Looking for some transfer funds[/p][/quote]You absolute bellwipe. Champagne plus charlie
  • Score: 0

1:50pm Mon 3 Feb 14

Benpupdog says...

You can't get any lower than this. If caught he or she should be given full press coverage and there photo should be posted all over there home town, and given a substantial sentance.
You can't get any lower than this. If caught he or she should be given full press coverage and there photo should be posted all over there home town, and given a substantial sentance. Benpupdog
  • Score: 1

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