Mugger steals mobile phone from woman near Corby Asda

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A thief whipped a phone straight out of a woman’s hand as she walked near a supermarket in Corby.

The woman was walking from Courier Road toward Rockingham Road when the theft happened in an alleyway at the back of Asda.

The man approached her from behind and snatched the phone out of her hand.

He was bald and about 5ft 10in. He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and a blue baseball cap.

The theft happened sometime between 5.45pm and 6pm on Wednesday, July 9.

Witnesses, or anyone with any information, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.