Hoodied men demanded cash and stole woman's phone at Northampton cash point

The incident happened St James Road on Christmas Eve. Northamptonshire Police today released this information.
The incident happened St James Road on Christmas Eve. Northamptonshire Police today released this information.

A duo of men, who were both wearing hoodied jumpers, attempted to steal cash from a woman before robbing her mobile phone.

The incident happened in St James’ Road on Sunday, December 24, between 6.30pm and 6.40pm, when two men approached a woman at a cash-point and demanded her money, Northamptonshire Police today revealed.

When this was unsuccessful they then stole her mobile phone.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "The first offender is described as a white man, aged 30-40, about 5ft 7in with a stocky build.

"He was wearing a grey hooded top with the hood up, grey tracksuit bottoms and a grey scarf around his face.

"The second offender is described as a white man, aged 30-40, slighter than the first man with short brown hair. He was wearing a dark grey hooded top with the hood up and light grey tracksuit bottoms."

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111.