CCTV released after ‘bag theft’ from Brighton bus

CCTV released by police
CCTV released by police

Police have released CCTV of a woman they wish to speak to in connection with a bag theft on Christmas Eve.

The victim, a 56-year-old woman, had been travelling on a number 22 bus between London Road and Lawns Cemetery, Woodingdean.

Police said when she got off the bus around 2.30pm she left her handbag on the seat next to her. Sussex Police said when she rang the bus company no bag was found or had been handed in.

Investigator Tamara Bennett said: “We have released this CCTV from the bus of a woman we would like to speak to who appears to have left with the bag. Anyone who recognises her is asked to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police here with the reference 849 of 24/12.