Sentimental nappy pin amongst items taken in Washington Galleries handbag theft

The new Washington Leisure Centre
The new Washington Leisure Centre
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A make-up bag containing a sentimental nappy pin has been stolen in Washington.

Between 3.30pm and 4pm on Monday, July 27, a Cath Kidston makeup bag containing hundreds of pounds worth of cosmetics was stolen from the Leisure Centre at The Galleries.

The bag also contained an old nappy pin that was of sentimental value to the victim.

Inquiries are ongoing into the theft and police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them.

Officers are especially keen to speak to a group of teenagers who were in the leisure centre around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number sn 286 28/07/15.