Warning over withdrawals

Police are urging shoppers to be vigilant when withdrawing money after a woman had cash stolen from her handbag in Long Eaton town centre.

At around 11.40am on Wednesday March 28 a 60-year-old woman withdrew cash from a bank in the Market Place before going to market stalls.

A stallholder saw a woman acting suspiciously near the victim and alerted her.

She checked her bag and the money had been stolen.

The thief is described as an Asian woman with dark hair in a ponytail.

A woman matching the offender’s description was seen following the victim out of the bank after she withdrew the money.

Call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.