February 11, 2011
Police issue appeal after wallet stolen on train
Transport Police has appealed for the public's help in finding
this woman folowing the theft of a wallet on board a train near
They have released CCTV footage of the woman, who they think
may be able to assist them with their enquiries.
It comes after a wallet was stolen from a man between Highbridge
and Burnham railyway station and Bridgwater.
PC Clive Ellaway, investigating officer, said: "The victim
had placed his wallet inside his coat pocket and then left the
coat on his seat while he went to the toilet as the train was
travelling between Highbridge and Burnham and Bridgwater stations."
"He later realised his wallet was missing and reported it
to train staff who searched the train."
"Staff found the wallet on board and returned it to the
passenger but a quantity of cash was missing from the wallet."
Anyone with information should contact the BTP on Freefone 0800
40 50 40 and quote incident reference B6, or Crimestoppers anonymously
on 0800 555 111.