Thief steals girl's purse

A THIEF stole a purse belonging to a teenager after she had laid it on a child's buggy she was pushing through a Gorleston estate.The 15-year-old girl was pushing the buggy along Trinity Avenue towards Magdalen Way when the thief ran up behind her and snatched the purse between 3pm and 3.

A THIEF stole a purse belonging to a teenager after she had laid it on a child's buggy she was pushing through a Gorleston estate.

The 15-year-old girl was pushing the buggy along Trinity Avenue towards Magdalen Way when the thief ran up behind her and snatched the purse between 3pm and 3.30pm on Friday.

The suspect ran off in the direction of the Magdalen Arms.

Police would like to speak to a man described as being around 5ft 5ins, wearing white trainers and a dark hooded top.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident should phone either PC Lee Howell at Gorleston police on 0845 4564567 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.