Man Wanted

Humberside Police have released CCTV of a man wanted after a purse was allegedly stolen in Hedon.

An 89 year old lady was shopping in Hedon on the 21st of December. At around 2pm a lady entered Heron Foods on St Augustine’s Gate. When the pensioner got to the till she realised that her purse was missing, leaving her unable to pay.

It’s thought a man had approached her in the store. When she was distracted he allegedly took her purse from inside her bag.


Police have released CCTV images of the man they wish to speak to in relation to the alleged theft.

Humberside police CCTV
Police wish to identify this man to assist in their investigation.
Humberside Police CCTV
Another image released of the man they wish to speak to.

Please call 101 quoting reference 16/71368/17

Please note: Although CCTV has been released and Police want to speak to this person it does not mean they are guilty.