Woman steals handbag from 91-year-old in Witham

Halstead Gazette: Police have released this CCTV image of a woman captured near to the victim’s home. Anyone who knows this woman should get in touch with police. Police have released this CCTV image of a woman captured near to the victim’s home. Anyone who knows this woman should get in touch with police.

A woman stole a handbag from a 91-year-old during a Witham burglary.

The woman entered the home of the elderly woman in Maldon Road, at around 2.35pm last Thursday via an insecure rear door. 

She grabbed a handbag and said "have a nice day” to the homeowner, who was in the house at the time, before running off.

The woman is thought to have had pink in her hair.

An attempt is believed to have been made to withdraw money from the 91-year-old's bank account at cash machines in Kelvedon and Colchester later that day by a man wearing a green jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Chris Rhodes at Braintree CID on 101 or Criemstoppers on 0800 555 111

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4:18pm Sun 30 Mar 14

siteman says...

How low can you get! If caught this charmer needs a suspended sentence, about 2 feet of rope should be enough!
How low can you get! If caught this charmer needs a suspended sentence, about 2 feet of rope should be enough! siteman
  • Score: 43

5:25pm Sun 30 Mar 14

karen f says...

We really do have some utter scum walking amongst us on our streets!
We really do have some utter scum walking amongst us on our streets! karen f
  • Score: 31

6:12pm Sun 30 Mar 14

tjt19720 says...

all I can say is SCUM and hope that lady is ok and will recover from this disgusting incident.
all I can say is SCUM and hope that lady is ok and will recover from this disgusting incident. tjt19720
  • Score: 25

8:12pm Sun 30 Mar 14

Colonel Kurtz says...

Hanging would be too good for this pond flith
Hanging would be too good for this pond flith Colonel Kurtz
  • Score: 16

7:27am Mon 31 Mar 14

Bhudeeka says...

I agree with allof the above vile person I do hope this poor old lady overcomes the stress quickly xx
I agree with allof the above vile person I do hope this poor old lady overcomes the stress quickly xx Bhudeeka
  • Score: -2

3:47pm Mon 31 Mar 14

DailyGazette says...

Cut their hands Off!
Cut their hands Off! DailyGazette
  • Score: -2

6:18pm Mon 31 Mar 14

G.Speel says...

What a scumbag. I would want to see the burglar go through hell and brimstone before she meets her maker - although she won't because she will pass through fire rather than the pearly gates. Hope she rots in excrutiating pain and anguish.
What a scumbag. I would want to see the burglar go through hell and brimstone before she meets her maker - although she won't because she will pass through fire rather than the pearly gates. Hope she rots in excrutiating pain and anguish. G.Speel
  • Score: 2

5:18pm Tue 8 Apr 14

valerie46 says...

Someone must know this person, I have posted the link on several of the county's pages, please keep looking for her.
Someone must know this person, I have posted the link on several of the county's pages, please keep looking for her. valerie46
  • Score: 0

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