Officers investigating a theft in Borehamwood have released an image of a man and woman they would like to identify, as they may be able to assist with their investigation.

The incident happened on Wednesday 24 July at 2.30pm at a Tesco supermarket in Shenley Road.

A woman in her eighties was purposely distracted while her purse was stolen from her trolley-bag.

Hundreds of pounds were then withdrawn from an ATM.

PC Dominic Smith from the Borehamwood Intervention Team, who is investigating said: “We hope to talk to the people seen in the photo as we believe they were in the area at the time of the incident, and they may have information that could assist with our enquiries.

“Please get in touch if you recognise them.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Smith via email at [email protected], report information online at, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat, which can be launched here: or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/67176/19.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at

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