Do you recognise this man? Police appeal over bank card theft

Police investigating the theft of a bank card have released this CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to
Police investigating the theft of a bank card have released this CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to

Officers have released CCTV of a man they wish to speak to over a bank card theft in Brighton.

Sussex Police said the bank card was in a black rucksack which was left unattended at St Peter’s Church in York Place, Brighton, on Sunday, July 15, between 11am and 11.30am.

The bag, which also contained a laptop, mobile phones, a purse, money and other bank cards, was stolen.

At around 11.28am the victim’s bank card was used at the Co-op store in London Road, Brighton, by a man who was captured on CCTV, police said.

PC Peter Trimby said: “The victim was upset that her bag was stolen from the church, a place of safety, and then her bank card was used.”

If anyone recognises the man or has any information about the incident contact police online or ring 101 quoting serial 563 of 15/07.