Theft victim appeals for return of stolen items

Handbag taken from High Street last Friday

THE contents of a handbag stolen from Honiton on Friday could be dumped somewhere in the town - and the victim is appealing for anybody who finds them to contact police.

Speaking to the Midweek Herald, the victim said: “I left my black patent bag, with two pounches on the side, at the burger van outside Budgens at around 7.10pm.

“I left it there briefly while I popped into Budgens to get some bacon.

“When I came back it had gone.”

The bag did not contain any cash, but did contain the victim’s trainers, which were wrapped in a Factory Shop bag.

also taken were two newspapers and a magazine in a budgen’s bag, tea cakes in a Warren’s bag, a duster and a notepad.

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Anybody finding the items is urged to contact Honiton Police Station on 08452 777444.