Man snatches handbag from 16-year-old girl in Lincoln

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a young girl’s handbag has been snatched by a man in Lincoln at the weekend.

The incident took place on West Parade at 7.30pm on Sunday, March 17.

A 16 year-old female was walking along the road towards the junction with Gresham Street and Newland Street West, when a male ran past her and snatched her handbag. The victim was shaken but unhurt.

The handbag was a black quilted design with a silver chain strap and contained makeup and a Samsung mobile phone.

Anyone with information should contact PC Chance by dialling 101 and quoting the incident 342 of March 17. You can also report crimes anonymously by via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.