Woman injured in robbery struggle

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A woman was left injured after struggling with a robber trying to snatch her mobile phone.

The woman was walking towards Liversedge on New North Road, Heckmondwike, at about 9.40pm on Friday April 4 when she noticed she was being followed.

The man grabbed her iPhone and a struggle took place before he ran off with her phone.

He is described as Asian, in his early to mid-20s, with short dark hair and of average build. He was wearing dark clothing.

Det Con Andy Clayton of Huddersfield CID said: “The victim sustained slight injuries to her wrist and was understandably distressed by the incident.

“We are conducting enquiries in the local area and I would appeal for anyone who witnessed this incident or has information as to those responsible to come forward.”

Anyone who believes they may have witnessed the incident or have any information, is asked to call Kirklees CID via the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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