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CCTV released in hunt for handbag snatch attempt suspect

CCTV of a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery on a 94-year-old woman in West Yorkshire has been released by police.

The victim was approached from behind by a woman who grabbed her handbag in Heckmondwike at about 14:00 BST on 15 May. She was pulled to the floor in the struggle but had managed to keep hold of her bag.

Footage shows the suspect walking in front of the victim on Croft Street shortly before the incident took place on a footpath.

  • 06 Jun 2015