POLICE want to trace this woman in connection with the theft of a handbag from a town centre shoe shop.

A white Calvin Klein bag was taken, containing a mobile phone and personal documents from Priceless Shoes on Church Street in St Helens town centre on Monday, October 22.

Officers in St Helens issued the CCTV appeal today (Wednesday).

The woman is described as white, in her late 20s with a stocky build.

She was wearing leggings a denim skirt and a white coat.

If you recognise her or have information about the theft, contact St Helens CCTV unit on 0151 777 6087 quoting reference 10948.