Highlands & Islands

Woman's bag snatched while in lay-by near Fort William

A woman's handbag was snatched while she was sitting in her car in a lay-by on the A82 in Lochaber.

The incident happed north of the Corran Ferry junction, near Fort William, at about 16:30 on Tuesday.

Police said a man parked his car behind the woman's Land Rover, got out and approached her vehicle while holding a map. He grabbed her bag and drove off.

Dashboard cameras inside other passing vehicles may have recorded the incident, Police Scotland said.

The man has been described as 18-20 years old, medium build and wearing a black baseball cap.

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