CCTV appeal after theft from OAP in Chelmsford

Do you recognise these women?

Police want to speak to them in connection with the theft of a woman’s purse in Chelmsford High Street earlier this week.

The victim, a woman in her 70s, withdrew some money from a cashpoint at around 12.30pm on Thursday December 17.

A short while later, she discovered that her purse was missing. It was later revealed that a four-figure sum had been withdrawn from her account.

Anyone with information about the identities of these women is asked to call 101 and quote the crime reference number 42/206144/20.

You can also report information via the digital 101 service on the police website:

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.