Police are investigating the theft of a woman’s purse.

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the theft occurred at the St Francis Hospice shop in Abbots Langley High Street on January 10 between 2.30pm and 2.45pm.

The victim, a woman in her 60s, was in the shop when she realised her purse was missing.

PCSO Nathan Law, from the Abbots Langley and Chorleywood Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “Do you recognise the woman pictured? We are keen to speak to her because we believe she may have information that could help progress our investigation.”

If you have any further information please contact PCSO Law at nathan.law2@herts.pnn.police.uk or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/Report

Alternatively, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via online web chat, quoting reference 41/3081/19. Online web chat can be launched here https://www.herts.police.uk/Information-and-services/About-us/Contact

You can also call the non-emergency number 101 and ask for Herts Police.

Alternatively, you can stay 100 per cent anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org