Police have release CCTV images after hundreds of pounds and a banking book was stolen from an elderly woman in Rickmansworth.

The theft took place between 1.30pm and 2.45pm on Wednesday, June 11 in Marks and Spencer, in High Street.

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the victim, who is in her 80s, was shopping when the offender(s) opened her handbag and stole hundreds of pounds and a banking book.

Police would like to speak with the men pictured as part of their investigation.

Police Constable Mark Palmer, investigating officer, said: “I would like to speak to the three men pictured as soon as practical as it is possible they witnessed the theft or have information that may assist the investigation.

“If anyone recognises the men, or if they recognise themselves, they should contact me straight away.”

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact PC Palmer on 101, citing crime reference C2/14/1186. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.