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Ipswich – Woman ordered to pay compensation following purse theft

A 39-year-old woman has been ordered to pay compensation following the theft of a purse in Ipswich last year.

The incident occurred at approximately 11.30am on Friday 3 September 2020 at Boots in Tavern Street.

The victim, a woman aged in her 70s, left the purse on the pharmacy counter, before it was taken a short time later and an amount of cash was removed.

Following an investigation carried out by officers from the Operation Shere team, a woman was interviewed and was later summonsed to court

Terri Ann Spilling, of Kingfisher Avenue, Ipswich, appeared at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Friday 26 March, where she was charged with theft.

Spilling was also ordered to pay £370 in compensation.