Thieves snatch women's purses outside shops

Purse thieves struck twice, targetting women in Horsham town centre, on Tuesday.

Friday, 16th March 2018, 2:11 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:18 am

Police say the purses were snatched between 1.30pm and 3pm outside Bon Marche and the Card Factory in West Street, Horsham.

Both victims had their purses and around £60 each in cash taken from their handbag.

A police spokesman said: “If you noticed any suspicious behaviour in this area or have any information please report online (https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact-us/report-online/) or call 101 quoting reference 732 of 13/03.

“If you would like to report a matter of this nature please report here (https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact-us/report-online/).”