Hunt for railway station thieves

The couple caught on CCTV
The couple caught on CCTV
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Police have released CCTV images of a couple suspected of stealing from a purse at a railway station.

A woman left her purse on a seat in the booking area of Buckshaw Parkway station.

Shortly afterwards, a couple walked into the booking office and spotted the purse.

The man looked through it and took £45, before getting on a train.

Officers from British Transport Police have been investigating.

They now have images of the two people they would like to speak to about the incident, which happened shortly before 7pm on Monday, November 18.

PC Lorraine Faulkner said: “I am convinced that the people captured on CCTV have key information about the incident and am calling on anyone who recognises them to come


Anyone who recognises the couple is asked to call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting log NWA/B4 of 7/1/14.