A MAN who might have 'important information' about a purse theft has now been identified.

Police are no longer seeking calls about a man pictured in a CCTV appeal yesterday, in relation to a purse theft in Berinsfield.

In an update this morning, officers said their appeal has ended after the man's identity was confirmed.

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The force thanked the public for their help.


Officers are investigating the theft, which happened at the Co-Op in Fanes Drive on Tuesday, September 24.

At about 12.30pm a 65-year-old woman was paying at the till, when her purse was stolen.

Yesterday, PC Lorraine O’Connor said the man pictured might have 'important information that can assist the investigation.'