Appeal for witnesses after handbag snatch attempt in Grimsby
A would-be robbery tried to snatch a woman's handbag as she walked near the junction of Eleanor Street and Weelsby Street, Grimsby.
Humberside police have appealed for witnesses after the man attempted to grab her bag after following her along the road at 8am yesterday.
The 25-year-old woman walked between the junction of Durban Road and Humberston Road in Grimsby and on to the junction of Eleanor Street and Weelsby Street.
He ran off empty-handed.
He is described as a white man, slim build, aged between 15 to 20 years, 5ft 7in to 9ins tall, wearing an electric blue waterproof hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms and white training shoes.
Contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 referring to log number 82 of February 14 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.