Gardaí are investigating the theft of a handbag from a woman sitting in her car at Merlin Park Hospital.
On Friday, 5 June at 6.24pm, the woman was sitting in her car opposite the hospital chapel when a man approached the car from the direction of the chapel. He opened the front passenger door, reached in and took her brown leather handbag, containing a black wallet, and then ran into Merlin Woods.
The man was described as 5’7” or 5’8”, of thin build with a very pale complexion and possibly brown/fair hair. He was wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a dark tracksuit hoody top and white socks.
Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspicious or may have any information on the theft is asked to contact Garda James Brady at Galway Garda Station on 091-538000.