Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 11°C

Search

Felixstowe: Purse stolen from coat pocket of shopper in The Card Factory found in Costa Coffee

PUBLISHED: 09:30 20 February 2014 | UPDATED: 09:30 20 February 2014

New Costa Coffee in Felixstowe

New Costa Coffee in Felixstowe

A purse was pinched from the coat pocket of a shopper in a Felixstowe card shop, police have said.

Officers have launched a witness appeal following the theft at The Card Factory in Hamilton Road.

The victim told police she was “jostled from behind” in the card shop between 12.40pm and 1pm on Friday.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “She thought nothing of it at the time, but in the next shop the victim realised that she no longer had her purse which contained money, bank cards and some personal documents.”

The force spokesman said the purse was later found discarded in a Costa Coffee outlet in Hamilton Road.

Police are keen to speak to three young women – possibly in their late teens to mid 20s – who were seen standing in the doorway of The Card Factory at around this time.

All three were wearing casual clothing including coats and jeans. One of the women was of slightly bigger build than the other two, police said.

Call police on 101.

0 comments

‘Stop Cornhill going downhill’ is a key message from the Bury Society as they scrutinised blueprints about how to improve the town for years to come.

A young man from Halstead who contacted more than 20 teenage boys online and persuaded them to perform sexual acts before he was tracked by American police, has been jailed for eight years.

A Suffolk nurse has been sanctioned after a health regulator found she put vulnerable patients at risk of serious harm.

A little boy who finally lost his battle with cancer will have his final wish fulfilled following a huge public response to his story.

A firm under investigation in Norfolk for the “shocking” state of accommodation it housed teenagers in has been awarded a £3.5m contract by Suffolk County Council to look after asylum seeking children.

Detectives investigating the murder of Dean Stansby in Ipswich last month have released images of potential witnesses who may hold vital information to help take the investigation forward.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a business premises in Felixstowe.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24