THIS is the CCTV image of a woman police want to speak to following the theft of a purse in Basingstoke.

The theft happened in January this year at Basingstoke hospital, in Aldermaston Road, after which the stolen bank cards were used to withdraw over £2,000 from the victim’s bank account.

PC Karen Walsh, from Basingstoke police station, said: “We would like to speak to the woman in the CCTV as we believe she may be able to help with our investigation.”

Anyone with information about the incident should contact PC Walsh on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.