A woman was walking along a road in Northampton when she was approached by a man on a bike.
The cyclist tried to snatch the woman’s handbag as she was walking along St Andrew’s Road at 10.30pm last night (Tuesday) at the junction with Quorn Way.
There was a brief struggle when the woman resisted before the man rode off.
The offender is described as a black man with short, dark hair wearing dark clothing.
Witnesses or anyone with information can cal police on Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.