Appeal following attempted robbery in Easterhouse, Glasgow
Detectives in Glasgow are appealing for information after a man attempted to rob a heavily pregnant woman in the Easterhouse area this morning.
Around 9.25am on Monday, 21 June, a 23-year-old woman was standing at the bus stop on Easterhouse Road near to its junction with Aberdalgie Road when the male suspect approached and asked to use her mobile phone. He then tried to steal the phone along with her handbag before running away towards the footpath of Denmilne Street.
The suspect is described as white, around aged 40, 5 ft 5 ins tall, slim build with dark blonde short hair and facial hair. He spoke with an Ayrshire accent. He was wearing black trousers, a black hooded jumper and black trainers.
Detective Constable Poppy Stewart, of Glasgow's Robbery Unit, said: "The victim is heavily pregnant and was thankfully not injured during what must have been a distressing incident for her. I am appealing to anyone who was in the Easterhouse Road area around 9.25am this morning and witnessed the attempted robbery or saw a male suspect matching this description to get in touch.
"If you were driving in the area and have a dash-cam, please check back and see if there is any footage that could assist our investigation. Those with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 0730 of 21 June."