POLICE are appealing for information after a theft from a person in Oswestry on Saturday, November 2.

West Mercia Police received reports of a stolen items from a person's shoulder bag between 12.45pm and 1.30pm.

A brown leather purse was among the contents stolen near the bus station and Oswestry Town Centre.

Credit cards were frozen once the person was aware of the theft.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Mercia Police quoting reference number 0357s 021119.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.