A PENSIONER who was shopping in Clydebank had her purse stolen.

The 80-year-old woman was in the Card Factory store in Clyde Shopping Centre when she had her purse removed from her bag on September 18 between 12-1pm.

Officers are reminding anyone who is shopping to keep their bags close to them and shut when possible to prevent thief's being able to access any items.

Police are asking that anyone who knows any information on this incident to contact them on 101.