POLICE investigating the attempted robbery of a pensioner in Arnold yesterday have issued an appeal for information.
At around 6.45pm, the woman was walking in St Mary’s Close when she was approached from behind by a man who attempted to wrench her handbag from her. However, the man fled when the victim began screaming at him.
He is descried as white and of medium build. He was wearing a woolly hat or hood with a bobble on it and dark clothing.
A police spokesman said: “Did you see a man acting suspiciously in the area of St Mary’s Close yesterday? Did you see anyone matching this description?”
If you have any information please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 212 of 8 December, 2015 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.