Officers have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to following a theft in Warrington Town Centre.
At approximately 3.30pm on Saturday 27 May the victim visited the toilets at Warrington Bus Station on Horsemarket Street, where she accidently left her handbag, which contained approximately £300 cash.
The woman returned to the toilets approximately 10 minutes later to find that the handbag had been taken.
PC Graham Davies said: “The victim in this case is a 77-year-old local woman who has lost over £300 and we are keen to do all that we can to support her and fine out who stole her handbag.
“As part of the investigation I am keen to speak to the woman featured in the CCTV footage as I believe that she may hold vital information.
“I ask anyone who recognises the woman to get in touch with the team here at Warrington on 101. I’d also like to appeal directly to the woman herself and ask her to contact us so that we can reunite the victim with her property.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 712 of 27/5/2017. Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.