Wiltshire Police have issued a CCTV picture and appealed for information after a purse was stolen from a Devizes woman travelling on a bus.

The woman was travelling on the number 49 Stagecoach bus from Swindon to Devizes on Monday, May 12, and, when she got off the bus at Hambleton Avenue, she left her purse on the seat.

A man then boarded the bus in Devizes town centre, picked up the purse and travelled to Hilperton, Trowbridge.

The purse contained a large quantity of cash and bank cards.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Tim Bennett in the Crime Management Unit at Wiltshire Police on 101 extension 728673 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.