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Thief steals woman’s handbag as she waits at traffic lights in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 13:15 20 June 2018 | UPDATED: 15:19 20 June 2018

The victim was waiting at the lights on Rope Walk when a thief took her handbag Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The victim was waiting at the lights on Rope Walk when a thief took her handbag Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Police are appealing for information after a woman’s handbag was stolen from her car while she was driving in Ipswich.

The victim, a woman driving a red Volkswagen Up!, was waiting at the lights at the junction between Rope Walk and Eagle Street when two men approached her car.

One of the suspects then opened the passenger door and grabbed the victim’s handbag, before fleeing the scene.

The incident happened on Saturday, June 16 at 10.10pm.

The handbag contained a spare car key, Samsung mobile phone, house keys, glasses, debit/credit cards and a building society book.

The suspect who grabbed the bag is described as a white man, aged in his 30s, with brown hair. The other man is described as having dark skin, aged in his 20s and wearing a red hoodie.

Witnesses or anybody with information should contact Ipswich CID on 101 quoting reference 37/33619/18 or contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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