This CCTV image shows two women police would like to trace after an elderly woman had £400 stolen in broad daylight in Uxbridge.

The victim, aged in her 80s, withdrew £400 from a cash dispenser inside the High Street HSBC at around 10:30am on Wednesday (11 March).

Police said that when the victim put the cash away in a brown bag, two suspects were watching her.

Officers added two woman followed the pensioner to a jewellery shop in Windsor Street.

A police spokesperson said: "Inside the shop, the victim was pushed by one of the women who had pretended to look at jewellery inside a glass cabinet.

"The remaining suspect put her hand in the victim's handbag and stole the brown envelope containing the cash.

"The two suspects then left the shop heading in an unknown direction."

While the pensioner was injured, she contacted police an hour later after realising the money had been stolen.

Speaking about the heartless theft, the victim said: "The incident has left me nervous.

"I'm still nervous when I go shopping and always look over my shoulder."

Both suspects are described as in their early 30s, between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 8ins.

One is of a slim build, has long dark hair and was wearing a black and white coat, brown boots and blue denim jeans.

The other is of a medium build, has short blonde hair, and was wearing a black coat, blue denim jeans and carrying a dark handbag.

Police Sergeant John Hine, said: "As a policing team we are continually working hard to protect vulnerable members of the community, however we are asking for the public's assistance in helping us to identify these two suspects before they strike again.

"Please look at the images carefully and contact us immediately if you have any information."

BBC Crimewatch's road show on Friday (3 July) showed CCTV images of the two female suspects in a bid to identify them.

If you have any information please call 08000 468 999.

You can also text 63399 (text CW, space and then your message) or email

Lines close on Sunday, 19 July quoting Crimewatch reference CCTV7-139.