Purse disappears from shopper’s handbag

Photograph of great sentimental value was inside. Appeal for anybody who finds the purse to take it to Honiton Police Station.

A purse, which contained a photograph of great sentimental value, has disappeared from a shopper’s handbag in Honiton.

The Cath Kidston purse was either stolen or lost between Honiton Baptist Church and Iceland, in Lace Walk, on Tuesday.

Although the purse contained just �6 cash and no credit cards, the owner says she is devastated that it also contained a photograph of her late mother.

She is urging anybody who finds the purse to hand it in at Honiton Police Station.

The purse is described as “duty blue with cream spots”.