Police ‘disgusted’ at theft of elderly woman’s purse containing photo of late husband
Police officers in Sheffield investigating the theft of an elderly woman’s purse, which contained a photo of her late husband, said they are ‘disgusted’ at the offence.
The purse was stolen during a sneak-in burglary in Longley last night.
In a Facebook post, the Sheffield North East Neighbourhood Police Team said officers were ‘disgusted’ at the theft.
The post reads: “Please check on your vulnerable neighbours whether they be old or young.
“Tonight (Monday) we have attended a sneak-in burglary in the Longley area where a purse has been stolen.
“Money is replaceable. What isn’t replaceable is the photograph from within that purse of her and her late husband, which she’s carried for a number of years. “To the person who has stolen from this vulnerable lady - shame on you.”