Police have released CCTV image of a woman after purse was stolen in a Watford restaurant.

The purse was taken from the staff area of of L'Artista in High Street between 11.30am and 11.45am on Wednesday, June 25.       

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Herts Police non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number C1/14/3091. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.