Thief snatches handbag from woman

Police are appealing for information after a handbag was snatched from a woman in Lincoln at around 6.10am on Friday, August 26, on Kirkby Street.

A 49-year-old woman was walking down the road when she was approached by an offender who grabbed her handbag from behind and ran off.

The man is described as white, around 17-year-old, tall and skinny.

He reportedly had a shaved head and was wearing an orange high-vis vest. The victim was shaken by the incident but not hurt.

Call Lincolnshire Police with information on 0300 111 0300.

Source: Lincolnshire Police