Woman resists bag-snatcher in Thetford

Picture: Archant library.

Picture: Archant library. - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man tried to snatch a 19-year-old woman's bag while she was waking down a Thetford road.

But the would-be robber ran off after the woman resisted.

The incident took place at around 6.45pm yesterday (Wednesday, November 8) in Old Croxton Road.

Police have appealed for help from anyone who saw the incident or might recognise the man, who is described as white, 6ft tall, of stocky build and wearing a black hat, dark clothing and boots.

Witnesses are asked to contact Constable Les Maguire at Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or through their online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.