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Attempted robbery in Great Yarmouth


Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an attempted robbery which happened in Sainsbury’s car park in Great Yarmouth at the weekend.

The incident happened at just after midday on Saturday 5 November 2015 as the victim was getting into her car, a silver Honda Accord. The victim had placed her handbag on the passenger seat and was preparing to leave when an unknown woman opened the door and tried to steal the handbag.

A short tussle occurred before the suspect made off in the direction of St Nicholas Road and onto Silkmill Road.

The suspect is described as being a white woman aged in her 20s and approximately 5ft 4in in height. She had dark blonde hair which was short in length at the front. The thinly built woman was wearing a black coat with a large fur rimmed hood, black leggings and knee high boots.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area or has information relating to the incident.

Witnesses are asked to contact PC Pete Hudson at Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.