Footage of an 86-year-old woman being allegedly pick-pocketed in an Iceland store has been released by police.

The elderly lady was followed into the shop in Bellegrove Road, Welling, by a woman suspected of stealing her purse.

The victim only discovered her purse was missing when she got to the checkout.

In the footage, a woman can be seen standing behind the victim and following her as she shops.

The incident happened on Tuesday, June 13.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.