November 22, 2019 2.41 pm This story is over 25 months old

Grimsby woman ‘tried to snatch handbag’ from teen girl

Police have asked for a jogger who helped the girl to come forward

Police have charged a 44-year-old Grimsby woman with the attempted theft of a handbag from a 15-year-old schoolgirl.

Rabia Khan, of Scartho Road, will appear at Grimsby Magistrates’ Court to answer the attempted theft charge at a later date.

It was reported that a woman tried to snatch the handbag at around 9.30am on Monday, November 18.

Humberside Police is appealing for a jogger who helped the girl to come forward, as she might have valuable information.

Anyone with information has been asked to call 101 and quote reference 16/126245/19.

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