30 Nov '17, 4pm

Disabled woman's handbag snatched as she walked with three-wheeled frame

Disabled woman's handbag snatched as she walked with three-wheeled frame

Main Street: A thief distracted the woman with conversation. Google An opportunist thief stole a handbag from a 76-year-old woman who was using a three-wheeled walking frame. The pensioner was on Rutherglen Main Street near the Clydesdale Bank at around 6.30pm on Tuesday when she was approached by a man who engaged her in conversation. As she was talking to him he removed the handbag from her walking frame and ran off. Police officers investigating the crime have warned people about the distraction method and asked they make sure elderly relatives and neighbours are aware. A police spokeswoman said: "Officers are carrying out enquiries to identify the male responsible for this crime, who has clearly targeted this female due to her vulnerability. "Although some people asking for help and directions can be genuine there are also criminals who will use this method to target t...

Full article: https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1403454-pensioner-using-...

Tweets

Police hunt 'despicable' thief who snatched pensioner's handbag

Police hunt 'despicable' thief who snatched pen...

dailypost.co.uk 22 Nov '17, 11am

Get daily updates directly to your inbox + Subscribe Thank you for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again later Inval...

Callous thieves take elderly woman's handbag as she visits husband's grave

Callous thieves take elderly woman's handbag as...

getwestlondon.co.uk 01 Dec '17, 2pm

Get daily updates directly to your inbox + Subscribe Thank you for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again later Inval...

CCTV appeal: Man and woman wanted after handbag stolen from Boston Aldi

CCTV appeal: Man and woman wanted after handbag...

lincolnshirereporter.co.uk 01 Dec '17, 2pm

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for help identifying two people wanted after an elderly woman had her handbag stolen fro...

Why the couple who tortured intellectually disabled woman to death wasn’t charged with murder https://t.co/4UHjz7e9yT

Why the couple who tortured intellectually disa...

mothership.sg 01 Dec '17, 6am

A couple who tortured an intellectually disabled woman to death after eight months of abuse has been sentenced to jail. Ta...

98-year-old leaves hundreds of dollars in donated handbag

98-year-old leaves hundreds of dollars in donat...

nzherald.co.nz 01 Dec '17, 3am

A 98-year-old Whanganui woman who accidentally left almost $300 in a handbag donated to a charity shop has been reunited w...

Large tote bag Cotton handbag Fashion bags Uniq...

etsy.com 01 Dec '17, 12am

If you are a woman who likes to make a statement with her accessories then this large tote bag is for you! This 20's flapp...