West Yorkshire Police

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Appeal: Attempt Robbery, Leeds

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Police are appealing for information following an attempt robbery in Leeds.

At about 9.50pm on Thursday, 10 August a 19-year-old woman was walking along Butcher Hill in Hawksworth, when she felt someone tugging her bag from behind. 

The woman pulled on her bag to keep hold of it, but then fell to the floor.

The suspect ran off down a footpath close to the Abbey Grange School.

He is described as being of large build and is believed to be in his twenties.

He was wearing a black tracksuit with the hood up.

The woman was unhurt and nothing was taken.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Leeds District Crime Team on 101, quoting crime reference 13170368615.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Location

Butcher Hill , Leeds , LS16 5EA

For non-emergencies dial 101
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