Woman has wallet stolen while in supermarket
0 Have your say An elderly woman has had her wallet stolen while in a supermarket.
The 82-year-old victim had been in the Morrisons store, on Hillheads Road, Whitley Bay, on Saturday when the theft happened between 2pm and 2.30pm.
The woman had left her bag on the shopping trolley while in the store and a thief stole her wallet containing bank cards and used them to steal cash from her bank account.
The thief made off unseen.
Officers are making enquiries at the store and are checking CCTV.
Police are now advising shoppers to take extra care of their valuables.
Detective Inspector Steve... read more
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