A THIEF smashed a car window and stole a handbag in Ombersley near Worcester.

Between 2.55pm and 3.10pm on Wednesday, June 6, the offender smashed the car window and stole a white handbag containing a purse and cash, whilst the owner was at the nearby Ombersley Endowed First School, on the A4133.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 0457-S-of June 6.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.