CCTV Image Released Following Linthorpe Road Robbery

Police are releasing a CCTV image of man they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery which occurred on Linthorpe Road (near to Domino’s Pizza) in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred at 11:55pm on Friday 29th June when a man approached the 42-year-old female victim and tried to grab her handbag.

Following a struggle between the victim and the man, he managed to take her bag which contained bank cards and a Alcatel Pixi mobile phone.

As a result of the robbery the victim has minor injuries to her hand.

The man shown in the CCTV image is described as being a white male and is thought to be in his 20s.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the man shown in the CCTV image is asked to contact Detective Constable John Smith on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111/ www.crimestoppers-uk.org or quoting event number 117557.