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Man identified after appeal for information following elderly woman's bag stolen at Gatley

British Transport Police (BTP) recently appealed for information after a 81-year-old woman’s handbag was stolen at Gatley station on Friday, 9 December. 

Following the appeal, a man has made contact with police and will be spoken to in due course.

Investigating officer, PC Lee Valentine said: “I would like to thank the public and the media for assisting us with this witness appeal.

“I would now ask editors to remove the appeal and any associated images and cancel any further plans to run or re-run the appeal.”

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