A WOMAN had her purse stolen from her bag while doing her shopping.

The woman, in her 60s, was shopping in Aldi in Amesbury on October 5 at about 11am, when a man engaged her in conversation.

When she left the store she noticed her purse was missing from her handbag, which had been hanging on the trolley.

Police would like to speak to the man picture in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.