CCTV appeal after man snatches handbag in street robbery

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace after a robbery in Wisbech.

Tuesday, 13th July 2021, 4:55 pm

The victim, aged in her 50s, was walking along Oakroyd Crescent at about 2.20pm on Tuesday, June 22, when she was approached by a man from behind.

The suspect grabbed her handbag and ran off with it following a struggle.

The handbag was dropped in De Havilland Road but a purse had been stolen.

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The woman was not injured.

Anyone who recognises the man in the photo, or witnessed the robbery, is urged to contact police via the web-chat, on 101 quoting crime reference 35/39648/21 or by visiting