Girls help Joan get her stolen handbag back

Gazette: Girls help Joan get her stolen handbag back Girls help Joan get her stolen handbag back

Two schoolgirls helped reunite a volunteer with her handbag after a thief stole it from a church.

Joan Davis, 72, was cleaning the Greenstead Evangelical Church, in Magnolia Drive, Colchester, when she left her handbag unattended.

A thief snatched the bag and fled dropping Miss Davies' mobile phone on the way.

Summer Crosby, ten, from Hazelmere Junior School and Ellie Tokley, 12, from Colchester Academy, found the bag and, after seeing a card for the church, they contacted a lady they knew attended it.

Read the full story in today's Gazette.

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12:49pm Mon 3 Mar 14

charlies angel says...

Well done girls. How lovely to hear of two young people who took the time to try to reunite the bag with its owner. This story has made my day :-)
Well done girls. How lovely to hear of two young people who took the time to try to reunite the bag with its owner. This story has made my day :-) charlies angel
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