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Police hunt Perth supermarket purse snatcher

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Image caption The woman was approached in the car park by a man on a bicycle

Police have appealed for information after a 64-year-old woman had her purse snatched in a supermarket car park in Perth.

The woman was beside the bicycle rack at Morrisons in Caledonian Road when she was approached by a man on a bike.

He engaged the woman in conversation before stealing her purse.

The man was described as 5ft 8in tall, of stocky build, and wearing a black jacket, jeans and a red baseball cap.

Officers said the man cycled in the direction of Caledonian Road, then right into York Place heading towards South Street, following the theft.

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