Urgent appeal for lost handbag

PUBLISHED: 13:48 20 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:50 15 June 2010

A HONITON pensioner says she is unable to eat or sleep after losing her handbag. The woman, who was recently widowed, is appealing for Herald readers to help her find the missing bag, which contained a large amount of money".

A HONITON pensioner says she is unable to eat or sleep after losing her handbag.The woman, who was recently widowed, is appealing for Herald readers to help her find the missing bag, which contained "a large amount of money".Speaking to the Herald shortly before the paper went to press yesterday (Tuesday), the woman cried: "Can anybody help me?"I've lost my handbag and I'm unable to eat or sleep with worry."It contained a lot of money and I don't know what to do."The pensioner thinks she may have dropped the bag on her way home from a recent holiday. She fears the most likely place she dropped it was in the vicinity of Lace Walk, Honiton, possibly in the car park - one of the busiest thoroughfares in the town.The missing bag is described as black-brown in colour and has a Welsh pull tag.Anybody finding the bag is asked to take it to Honiton Police Station or hand it into the Tourist Information Centre. Anybody with information about the missing bag is urged to call police on 08452 777444.

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