AN ELDERLY woman's purse was stolen while she was walking round the aisles of a shop.

At about 4pm on Thursday January 2 the female in her 70s was shopping at Tesco Express in Hutton Road.

She then noticed her purse containing cash, cards and gift vouchers which had been inside her handbag kept in the trolley had gone.

CCTV images have been released of two men who police want to speak to in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should call Pc Edward Gosling or his colleagues at Brentwood, on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.