Two men who allegedly tried to steal en elderly victims purse in Asda's are wanted by police.

On November 9, two men approached a lady as she stepped away from her trolley in Asda in Bexleyheath Broadway.

As the lady returned to her trolley one of the suspects tried to block her as his accomplice tried to take her purse from her trolley, according to police.

The alleged attempted theft was foiled as the purse was secured by a chain.

The victim challenged the man who then started arguing with her.

Police are appealing for people with information to contact Crimestoppers on 0800555111.