POLICE are appealing for information following an incident at about 11.30am in The Park in Yeovil on Friday when a white handbag and its contents were stolen.

The suspect is described as a white male, aged about 18, about 5ft 8ins tall, clean shaven, of medium build with short cropped fair hair.

He was wearing a light blue polo shirt, navy blue tracksuit trousers with white stripes down the legs and light coloured trainers.

He was seen running down the driveway and climbing over a wall into Sidney Gardens and then ran of towards Swallowcliffe Gardens.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Cobb at Yeovil Police Station on 0845- 4567000.