Woman in her 80s has bag stolen during Ipswich distraction theft
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A woman in her 80s had her bag and credit cards stolen during a theft at an Ipswich supermarket.
The incident took place on Monday, March 8 at around 12.20pm.
The elderly victim was unpacking her shopping into the boot of their car at the Sainsbury's supermarket on Felixstowe Road.
She was approached by a man who started to talk to her.
Another man then reached into her bag and stole a card holder containing cards. The men then ran away. The bank card was used at a nearby ATM.
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One suspect is described as being over 5ft tall, late 30s/early 40s, well built, with light brown hair, brown eyes, and was wearing a white face mask.
The second man was approximately 23 to 24 years old.
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Anyone who has any information about this theft are asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/11403/21
Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.