Thief steals mobile phone from man in Corby

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A man had his mobile phone stolen in Corby on Monday (June 23) in the Thoroughsale and Hazel Wood area of the town.

The victim, a 38-year-old, was walking through the woods towards Jubilee Avenue, while talking on his mobile phone, when a man ran up from behind, snatched the phone and ran off towards Jubliee Avenue. The incident happened between 4pm and 4.30pm.

The thief is about 5ft 3in and medium built and he was wearing a black hooded top, with the hood up, and grey jogging bottoms with blue stripes down the side.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.