Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected handbag thief. 

The man is wanted in connection with a theft at McDonald's in Hoe Street, Walthamstow, on April 26 at 4.15pm. 

The man is alleged to have stolen a customer's handbag containing a purse, bank cards, cash and keys. 

The CCTV image has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify potential perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Anyone with information should contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.