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Appeal after cash taken from woman, 87

A white man walking along the street. He has brown hair and a distinctive widow's peak or M-shaped hairline.
Can you help to identify this man?

We’re keen to identify this man as part of our enquiries after the theft of cash from an 87-year-old woman.

It happened in Merchant Street, Bristol, at about midday on Monday 21 August.

The woman – who has vision and hearing loss – had just withdrawn money from the bank. A man approached her, took an envelope containing the cash and made off.

The man in the image is described as white, aged 35 to 45 and about 5ft 8ins tall, with short brown hair with a distinctive “M-shaped” or “widow’s peak” hairline. He’s wearing a dark blue padded jacket with a hood, grey trousers and trainers with white soles.

If you saw what happened, recognise the man, or have any other information, please contact us.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223202182, or complete our online appeals form.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.