Woman robbed by man on bike

02/08/2017 15:08:45

OFFICERS investigating a robbery in Peterborough this morning (August 2) are appealing for witnesses.

At about 9am a woman in her 20s was walking along a footpath between Witham Way and Fulbridge Road when a man rode by on a bike and tried to snatch her handbag. When this first attempt failed he stopped the bike in front of the woman and snatched the bag.

He stole 30 in cash and left the bag at the scene. The woman was uninjured as a result of the incident.

The man is described as white, aged 25-35 and of slim build. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a black hooded jacket. The mountain bike the offender used was black and white.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 quoting CF0440810817 or visit https://www.contactcambspolice.uk/Report/. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/.

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