At around 2:10pm on Sunday 19 September, the victim was leaving a shopping centre on Canning Highway in Bicton. As the victim walked to her car holding her handbag, a woman has approached her from the rear and attempted to remove her purse from the handbag.

Police have released CCTV images of a woman who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.

The woman is described as: tanned skinned, slim build, between 25-35 years of age with long dark brown hair. She was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black sneakers.

If you have any information about the identity of this woman or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 10309.

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