At around 2.30am on Monday 9 May 2022, when the victim was at a restaurant on Francis Street in Northbridge, she got up to go and purchase a drink leaving her purse on her chair. A person walked up and grabbed the purse off the chair and ran out of the restaurant. Around forty five minutes later a bank card from the stolen purse was used to make a purchase in Burswood.

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 skin, slim build, straight brown hair tied back with a tattoo on the back of each hand. She was wearing a black jumper, black pants with thongs and carrying a grey and blue bag over her shoulder.

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 10603.

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