Gardaí in Waterford are investigating following the theft of a handbag from a woman in broad daylight.
The incident happened on Barronstrand Street.
Two males approached the bench where the victim was sitting at around 4pm on Friday 27th January.
They took the handbag and left the scene on foot.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who has any information in relation to the incident to contact Waterford Garda Station.
The incident on Barronstrand Street was the first incident of its kind to happen in Waterford last week.
Gardaí are in Waterford are also appealing for witnesses following the theft of a handbag from a car parked at Mahon Falls on Sunday 29th January.
The incident occurred also in the afternoon.
The window of the Volkswagen Passat was smashed and the brown handbag was taken from the front of the car.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the area and who may have dash cam footage to contact Kilmacthomas Garda Station.