Police issue CCTV images following theft of handbag in Lowestoft

Police have issued CCTV images of a man they are keen to speak to after a woman had her handbag stolen from her car in Lowestoft.

The incident happened in Weston Road after the woman had visited the Willage Rise shops.

She was sitting in her car at around 10.45am on Saturday, August 1, when a man opened the passenger side door.

He spoke to her briefly before picking up her handbag on the passenger seat and running away with it.

The brown leather handbag contained a brown purse, a small amount of cash and some cards.


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The offender is described as white, aged in his late teens or early 20s, and of medium build.

The man in the CCTV images had been seen in the area at the time of the incident, and police are keen to speak to him.

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He was wearing a white t-shirt or polo shirt top, dark trousers and items of clothing on his shoulder.

Anyone who knows who the man is or has any information, should contact police on LO/15/4378, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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