London police are looking for a man accused of stealing several purses from a store in White Oaks Mall., May 10, 2019. Photo courtesy of London police.

Police seek purse thief

London police are hoping the public can help them identify a man who stole a bunch of purses from White Oaks Mall.

Officers were called to the mall on Wellington Road South around 7:15 p.m. on Friday after a man snatched an undisclosed number of handbags from a store and then took off. The man made his getaway in a darker coloured Chevrolet Uplander with tinted windows, police said.

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft has been released by police. Anyone who might be able to identify the man or who has information in the theft is asked to call police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The investigation is ongoing.