Appeal after woman robbed in Glasgow
Officers are appealing for information after a 61-year-old woman was robbed on a footpath near Linden Street, Glasgow around 10.20am on Friday, 19 November.
The woman was walking along the footbath when a man ran at her from behind, grabbed and pulled her handbag which caused her to fall to the ground.
The woman was extremely shaken, but did not require medical treatment.
The suspect is described as male, approx. 5ft 8in tall, of skinny build and was wearing dark clothing and black trainers.
Constable Sarah-Lee MacFarlane, from the Community Investigation Unit at Govan is appealing for information. She said: “We are carrying out enquiries to identify the man responsible for this robbery. I would urge any local residents or dog walkers who saw anything suspicious to get in touch. Also, I would ask any motorists with dashcam footage who were in the area around the time of the incident to contact police.
“I would urge any witnesses, or anyone with information to contact the Community Investigation Unit at Govan through 101 with reference 0007 of 19 November. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”