Mobile phone stolen in distraction theft

The woman was bitten by the dog in Glemsford (file photo) Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The theft happened at an office in Market Hill, Woodbridge - Credit: Archant

A mobile phone was stolen in a distraction theft at an office in Woodbridge.

The incident happened at a business in Market Hill at about 4pm on Wednesday, December 16, Suffolk police said.

A woman entered the office and distracted staff by dropping her handbag on the desk before retrieving it.

In the process, she scooped up a mobile phone, which she took when she left the office.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference 37/73124/20.