A THIEF stole a woman's bag from her car in the middle of the night and then used her bank card to buy things.

Now police are hunting for the man in the CCTV image, who could have 'vital' information about the incident.

The victim, a woman in her thirties, had parked her car on Eastfield Close in Oxford on February 5 but at around 3.45am her bag was taken from inside.

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Her bank cards were then used shortly after to make payments at shops.

PC Tina Maulson, who is based at Oxford Police Station said: "If you recognise this man, or believe it could be you, or have any information about this incident, please get in touch." Call 101 quoting 43200042182.