A woman had her purse stolen from her bag at a popular park.

The purse was taken from the victim’s bag in Victoria Park, Worthing, which was left briefly unattended on top of a child’s pushchair.

The incident happened shortly before 4.15pm on Tuesday June 10.

The suspect is a woman aged 25 to 30, 5'8" tall, with short bleached blonde hair, wearing a black-and-white patterned dress and carrying a shoulder bag. She made off in the direction of Cobden Road.

Anyone who saw the incident or the suspect is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting serial 1134 of 10/6.