Man sought after Leeds robbery

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Police have released this efit image of a man they want to trace following an attempted robbery on a woman in Leeds.

At about 9.30 am on Tuesday, March 11, the 44-year-old victim was in Town Street, Beeston, when she was approached by a man who tried to snatch her handbag from her shoulder and pushed her to the floor during a struggle.

The offender fled empty handed when he was disturbed by a witness.

He was described as white, aged 30 to 40, medium build with a round face.

Detective Constable Ian Johnson, of Leeds District CID, said: “The victim was left very shaken by this incident and we are keen to speak to anyone who saw the man in the area or who recognises him from the efit image.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Ian Johnson via 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.