Police are appealing for help in finding a woman wanted on recall to prison.

Mary Ellen Gavin, 33, of Harrow, is wanted on recall to prison and is wanted on suspicion of several handbag thefts in supermarkets from elderly female victims aged between 50-85 years old.

Mary is described as a white woman and of a medium to stocky build. She has long brown hair but is known to dye it blonde.

She is known to visit Hillingdon, specifically Yiewsley and Harrow, as well as Pinner, North Harrow and Rayners Lane.

If you know the whereabouts of Mary Ellen Gavin, you can call police on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.