WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following a theft which took place in Swindon town centre.

At approximately 12.50pm on Friday, December 20, 2013 a black laptop style bag was stolen from outside the Liquor Lounge nightclub on Bridge Street, Swindon.

The bag had been placed on the floor outside the double doors of the club and had been left unattended for around 10-15 seconds. During this time it was stolen.

The bag contained a laptop computer, cash and a large number of keys.

CCTV footage shows a woman approaching the bag before walking off.

The suspect is described as a white female, approximately 40-50 years old with short grey hair, wearing a grey jacket and black trousers. The female was carrying a bag with a distinctive yellow pattern on one side.

A number of CCTV images are attached of a woman police would like to speak to in connection with this incident.

A photo of the bag and its contents is also attached.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the theft taking place or have information about the incident to contact them immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101, quoting ref 54130122142, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.