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Police are urging shoppers to be wary after a purse and handbag were stolen in Bury St Edmunds within minutes of one another.

Between 3pm and 3.30pm on Saturday a handbag was stolen from the back of a mobility scooter in Buttermarket.

Around the same time, a purse was stolen from a handbag in the arc shopping centre.

The arc shopping centre. Picture: Mecha Morton.
The arc shopping centre. Picture: Mecha Morton.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police quoting crime reference numbers: 37/58059/21 or 37/58061/21.

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