POLICE is trying to trace a woman in connection with the theft of a purse in Brentwood.

A 24-year-old woman, from Hutton, reported that her purse was taken from inside a café in Baytree Shopping Centre at around 11.10am on Saturday, March 11.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Brentwood police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.