Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected purse thief.

He is suspected of the theft at the Card Factory store in Selbourne Walk shopping centre in Walthamstow on March 14. 

During the incident, which took place around 2:40pm, a purse containing £300 cash, a Halifax debit card, a driving licence and a national insurance card.   

The CCTV image has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture to identify potential criminals of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Suspect 4905398/14 is dark-skinned, of medium build, and was wearing a distinctive black and beanie white at the time of the incident.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting the reference number 4905398/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.