Good Samaritan's purse snatched in Skegness

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Police have appealed for information after a good Samaritan had her purse stolen in Lincolnshire.

The victim of the theft had gone to help an elderly woman who had collapsed near the beach on Tower Esplanade at Skegness on Monday at about 1345 BST.

She placed her handbag on the ground while she helped the woman and later realised her purse had been stolen from the bag.

Officers have appealed for anyone who witnessed the theft to come forward.

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