-Two thieves caught on camera stealing from 87-year-old woman
-The two distracted the elderly lady with chat as one went for her purse
- Authorities have launched manhunt for the callous criminals
West Mercia police have released shocking CCTV footage that captured two men robbing 87-year-old women as she was busy shopping in supermarket.
The two criminals approached the unsuspecting elderly woman in a Shropshire store in Aldi and distracted her with chats as one of them stretched his hand into her pocket cart to grab a purse.
"We are already pursuing the two men. Anyone with information about them should contact the authorities," says West Mercia police spokesperson.
One of the criminals had short hair and wore blue jacket. The other was bald-headed, had glasses on, and wore a black jacket.
The two are believed to be from Eastern Europe.
Lowlife thieves caught on CCTV stealing pensioner's purse