September 9, 2011 1.44 pm This story is over 150 months old

Police search man for robbery attempt

Appeal: Police are trying to find a man who tried to rob a 58-year-old local woman at the Carlton Centre.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery.

This incident took place at around 12.30pm on Thursday, September 8 at the Carlton Centre in Lincoln.

A man approached a 58-year-old local woman and tried to grab her handbag from her, but a man in a suit intervened and after a struggle the offender ran off.

The suspect is described as in his mid-20s, around 5ft 7in tall and white. He was wearing a Stone Island top.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call Lincolnshire Police on 0300 111 0300.