THIS is the man police want to contact after a thief stole a bank card from a mother at a north Hampshire school.

The thief took a purse from a car parked at Daneshill School, the independent prep school in Stratfield Turgis, around 3pm on Monday, January 13.

The woman’s bank card was then used at cash machines at the Premier store, in Grand Parade, Hook, and Tesco, in Station Road, Hook. He withdrew £300 from the victim’s account.

Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they would like to speak to about the theft.

Anyone with information can contact PC Mark Pullman at Basingstoke police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.