by Steve Beasant on 17 February, 2015
Humberside Police is appealing for independent witnesses following an alleged purse theft on Salacon Way, Grimsby between 1400hrs and 1500hrs on Monday 16 February 2015.
A 66-year-old woman left Aldi supermarket and was walking towards her home when a man ran from behind her and allegedly grabbed her bag before leaving in the direction of Cleethorpe Road.
Following police enquiries a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft and common assault and is currently in police custody.
Police have also had unconfirmed reports of a similar incident happening earlier in the day in the East Marsh area and would like speak to anyone with information about these incident.
Any witnesses to the incident on Salacon Way or other incidents in the East Marsh area are encouraged to call Humberside Police on 101 quoting crime reference number 2097609 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.Leave a comment