CCTV PICTURE: Police want to speak to woman after man, 82, has cash stolen in Ilkeston coffee shop

Police investigating the theft of cash from a Costa Coffee customer have issued this CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to.
Police investigating the theft of cash from a Costa Coffee customer have issued this CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to.

Police investigating the theft of cash from a Costa Coffee customer have issued a CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to.

The 82-year-old victim had left his wallet on the counter at the coffee shop in the Albion Centre, Ilkeston.

It was picked up by a woman who placed it in her handbag and was seen to go to the coffee shop’s toilet.

She later handed the wallet in but when it was given back to the victim, he realised a large amount of cash had been stolen from inside.

Officers investigating the theft have now issued the above CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

If you recognise the woman in the images, call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The theft took place on the afternoon of January 14.