Elderly woman has purse stolen in Lincoln robbery

An elderly woman has had her purse stolen in Lincoln.

The robbery on Moorland Avenue happened at 9.56am on Monday, August 7.

The man ran away in the direction of Moorland Crescent.

He is described as white, aged 20-30, short to medium height and of slim build. He is dressed all in black and has short brown hair.

The victim was not physically injured.

Anyone with information or any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police, are urged to call 101, quoting incident 119 of August 7.