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

Suspect 150677 is accused of theft at Barclays bank in High Street, Walthamstow, on May 27, shortly before 2.40pm. 

He allegedly stole the handbag containing personal items, belonging to a bank customer, before walking out of the branch.

The CCTV images have 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.