Man tries to snatch mobile phone from young woman in Watton’s High Street

PUBLISHED: 12:05 14 March 2014 | UPDATED: 12:05 14 March 2014

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A man tried to grab a mobile phone from a young woman as she walked along the High Street while texting.

The attempted theft happened on Wednesday between 4.40pm and 4.50pm, near to George Trollope Road, when the 21-year-old woman was walking home after getting off the bus.

The man is described as black, short in height with short cropped hair and was carrying a black rucksack.

Witnesses should call PC Andy Barnes at Dereham police station on 101.

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