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Ipswich: Pensioner’s purse stolen while shopping

16:29 13 December 2012

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CASH was stolen from a pensioner’s bag while she was shopping in Ipswich.

Police are investigating after an amount of money was taken from the 81-year-old’s bag yesterday while in Tower Ramparts shopping centre between 11.45am and 12.30pm.

Cash in a white envelope, a purse and cheque book were stolen from a zipped compartment in the woman’s shopping bag.

Officers are urging shoppers to be vigilant during the Christmas season and offering top-tips to keep their belongings safe.

Advice includes not carrying around large sums of money or valuables, keep your bag on you and the top secured with a zip, do not keep your PIN with your bank cards and consider using a purse chain to keep it secure.

Call CIB at police headquarters on 101 quoting crime reference IC.12.5652.

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  • A picture of some cash , with a description underneath ! This really is a poor article . What does the "Call CIB" etc mean ? I assume it is if you have info on the crime , but we really don't know as the article does not explain or ask for info !

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