Bag snatcher hunted by police

POLICE are hunting a bag-snatcher who robbed a young woman.A 21-year-old was grabbed around the shoulders and spun round before the robber dashed off clutching her purse.

POLICE are hunting a bag-snatcher who robbed a young woman.

A 21-year-old was grabbed around the shoulders and spun round before the robber dashed off clutching her purse.

She was walking her dog down an alleyway between Berkeley Close and Tuddenham Road in Ipswich at about 1.50pm on Wednesday .

The thief is described as white, 18 to 23 years old, of medium build and 5ft 9ins to 5ft 11ins tall.

He was wearing a black baseball cap and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information should contact Detective Constable Liz Winzer on 01473 383133 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.