Cash stolen as woman withdrew it

YOUTH snatched a quantity of cash from a 56-year-old woman as she withdrew money from a cash point in the Thoroughfare, Halesworth just after 7pm yesterday.

YOUTH snatched a quantity of cash from a 56-year-old woman as she withdrew money from a cash point in the Thoroughfare, Halesworth just after 7pm yesterday.

The woman was withdrawing money from the machine at Barclays Bank when she became aware of a male behind her who appeared to be waiting to use the machine. As she turned around with the money the male snatched the notes from her hand and ran off.

The offender is described as white, in his mid teens to early 20s, around 5ft 4in to 5ft 6ins tall, with a chubby face and was wearing a pale grey hooded top.

Anyone with information should call PC May on 01986 835300.


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