Bag snatched in Blackpool street robbery

Police have launched a witness appeal
Police have launched a witness appeal
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Police in Blackpool are appealing to help catch a man who snatch a woman's purse in a Blackpool street.

The incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday in Queen Street.

The victim, who was alone, was approached by a man who has stolen her bag and pushed her, then ran in the direction of the sea.

Officers are looking to see if the incident was captured on CCTV.

They are also appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at around 1.15am.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log reference LC-20170503-0072

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111