Pensioner robbery

A PENSIONER was the victim of an attempted robbery on Thursday morning.

A 76-year-old woman was approached by a female who tried to grab her handbag near Crofts solicitors in School Lane, Kettering, at 11.30am.

The victim struggled but managed to hold on to her bag.

She shouted for help and the offender ran off empty-handed into nearby flats.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.