POLICE have today released a CCTV image after an elderly woman had her handbag stolen from her car.

The car belonging to the woman was broken into in Badbury Clumps, Great Coxwell between 11.10am and 12.10pm on Wednesday, May 23.

The thief or thieves took the bag which contained cash and bank cards.

Investigating officer, PC Tom Pryor based at Abingdon police station said: “We would like to speak to the man in the CCTV image as he may have vital information about this incident.

“If anybody recognises him or has any information about the incident, please call 101 quoting reference ‘43180155581’ or make a report online.”

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.