Woman left bruised after a man tried to steal her bag

Northants Police badge on vehicle.
Northants Police badge on vehicle.

A woman has been left with bruising after an attempted bag snatch near a convenience store in Towcester last month.

As the women left the One Stop Shop Community Store in Swinneyford Road and neared the disused car park just after 7pm on Saturday, March 23, a man approached her from behind.

When he tried to grab her bag she resisted and was left with bruising after a scuffle.

The man, who is described as white with short hair ,then escaped south in the direction of Bickerstaffe Road.

Witnesses to this assault, or anyone with information should call Northants police on 101, alternatively information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.