Woman struggles with cyclist who tried to snatch her handbag in a Northampton street

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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.

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