11/07/2017 Middlesbrough

CCTV Images Released after a Woman was Robbed in Southbank

Police are releasing CCTV images of two women that they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery at a bus stop on Middlesbrough Road in Southbank.

The incident occurred at 3pm on Friday 16th June when the 51-year-old female victim was approached by two women who grabbed the victim’s purse from her handbag and ran off towards the underpass which leads to Asda in Southbank.

One of the women shown in the image is described as being a white woman, around 5 ft 6” tall, of thin build, in her mid-thirties with dark coloured hair which was in a bun on top of her head and was wearing dark trousers.

The second women shown in the image is described as being a white female with mousey brown long hair which was either in a bun or a pony tail and she was of slim build and wearing white coloured trousers.

Following the robbery, the victim was uninjured but has been left shaken and frightened.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the women shown in the CCTV images is asked to contact Detective Constable Andrew Paice on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.