Handbag thieves sought

Sussex Police have released CCTV stills of two men that they want to question in connection with the theft of a handbag from an elderly lady in George Street. Hove.

The elderly lady in her 80s was in Chestnut Tree House charity shop in George Street at about 14:25 on 25 April when the thieves struck.


One suspect with short brown hair appears to be wearing a dark raincoat with a backpack, and dark grey trousers. The other, also with short brown hair, is wearing a grey Adidas hooded top with dark trousers.

Anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who recognises the men is asked to call the police on 101 and quite reference 754 of 25/04, or report information at www.sussex.police.uk.