Purse with $4500 stolen

POLICE are on the hunt for a purse with a large amount of cash inside stolen from a supermarket in Yarram on Sunday.

A woman accidentally left her purse in the toilet block of Safeway. When she realised she had forgotten her purse, she returned to the toilets and discovered it had been taken.

The woman was going to buy a car later that day, and had $4500 in cash in the purse.

Police have obtained security footage and are in the process of reviewing it. They warn that whoever took the purse could potentially face charges of theft by finding.

Anyone with information is asked to phone Yarram police on 5182 5033.