CCTV images have been released of a man after a woman had her purse snatched in Watford town centre.

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the victim, who is in her 20s, was in Iceland in the High Street at 10.50am on Wednesday when it was grabbed from under her arm.

Officers said the suspect then ran off taking the contents before discarding the purse. 

Anyone who recognises the man pictured is asked to contact PC Chris Phillips via the Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number C1/14/3367.