27 Aug '16, 4pm

Brave postman chases thief, recovers pensioner's handbag:

Brave postman chases thief, recovers pensioner's handbag:

A postman has been hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a pensioner, chasing down a thief who snatched her handbag. The PSNI are attempting to track down the unnamed man via their Facebook page. It was reported at around 12:30pm on Saturday, a thief grabbed an 80 year old woman's bag on the Sandown Road in Belfast. The courageous postie pursued the suspect before confronting him and retrieving the bag, with its valuable contents. "Unfortunately the suspect made off and we would like to appeal for witnesses to contact us at Strandtown PSNI on 101", the post read. The suspect is described as being a male in his 40s, around 5'6", medium build with grey hair and wearing a black jacket and grey t-shirt. "Please help us locate this individual and bring him to account for his actions," the Facebook notice concluded.

Full article: http://www.itv.com/news/utv/2016-08-27/brave-postman-chas...

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