A mobile phone was stolen during a distraction theft in a mid-Suffolk town. 

Suffolk police were called to the incident in Market Place, Stowmarket, just before 3pm on Wednesday, February 28. 

A spokesman said the victim was distracted by a male in a shop who then took her mobile phone.

It comes after similar incidents of distraction theft happened in Sudbury on Thursday, February 22.

Anyone who has information about the incident in Stowmarket should contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference number 11479/23.