Suspect is wanted in connection with theft of a purse from a disabled person last month

Police are hunting for this man in connection with a theft at the International Supermarket in High Street, Walthamstow in April this year

Police are hunting for this man in connection with a theft at the International Supermarket in High Street, Walthamstow in April this year

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

The man is wanted in connection with theft at the International Supermarket store in High Street, Walthamstow, on April 23 at 3.30pm.

He is accused of stealing a purse from the wheelchair of a 27-year-old disabled woman. The purse contained bank cards and cash. 

The CCTV images have been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify potential perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Anyone with information should contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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