Woman's purse containing £600 snatched in the street
A SHOPPER had her purse – containing hundreds of pounds – snatched from her hand in the city centre.
Police are now hunting the robber, who targeted the woman on Frankfurt Gate at around 11am on Thursday.
The 40-year-old victim was carrying her purse, which contained around £600, as she planned to buy stock for her business.
The suspect is described as being in his mid to late 30s, of medium build, around 5ft 8in tall and with short, dark greasy hair.
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He was originally wearing a grey zip-up hooded top which he discarded after running away from the scene.
He was then seen wearing a white shirt featuring blue square lines.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101, quoting crime reference EC/13/10380.