Police probe attempted bag snatch

editorial image

Police are appealing for information after a woman was the victim of an attempted handbag snatch in Arbroath.

The 56-year old wwas walking down Hamilton Street near to the junction with Glenisla Drive around 2.30 p.m., yesterday (Thursday) when she was approached by a man who attempted to steal her bag.

Although he made off empty handed but the victim was shocked but unhurt by the incident.

The suspect is described as five feet five inches tall, of medium build, wearing jeans and a dark hooded jacket.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information that could assist enquiries is asked to contact Police Scotland, Tayside Division on 101 or speak to any police officer.

Alternatively information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.