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Suspect sought in connection with a handbag theft in Eastbourne

News   •   Dec 06, 2018 16:08 GMT

Sussex Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the theft of a handbag in Eastbourne.

A woman in her 80s was walking along Grand Parade, Eastbourne, around 7.45am on Sunday (2 December) when a man approached her from behind and stole her handbag.

The suspect is described as an Asian man, in his early to mid-20s, around 5’ 7” and with short dark brown hair. He was wearing a black jacket, jeans, black trainers with a white sole and carrying a black rucksack.

If you recognise the suspect or witnessed the incident please email or call 101 quoting 314 of 02/12.