Woman punched in face after man tries to steal her mobile phone in Clacton
- Credit: Archant � 2005
A 25-year-old woman was punched by a man in Clacton after he tried to steal her mobile phone while riding a bicycle.
Essex Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident, which took place in an alleyway between Upper Branston Road and Elthorne Park shortly after 9am on Monday, November 27.
A man, riding a black bicycle, rode up behind the victim and attempted to grab her mobile phone from her hand.
After he was unsuccessful in his attempt, he then punched the woman in the face before riding off back into Upper Branston Road.
The man is described as white, with dark hair, and was wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a black puffa jacket and white Adidas trainers.
You may also want to watch:
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Dc Andy Dodd at Clacton CID on 101.
Alternatively, people can contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org
- 1 Suffolk school goes viral after teachers post TikTok dance
- 2 Man in hospital with serious injuries after Suffolk stabbing
- 3 Ipswich Town transfer rumour: Blues linked with 'ambitious move' for striker
- 4 Community in shock after stabbing on Suffolk estate
- 5 Former Town star's son scores to help Hartlepool secure dramatic return to EFL
- 6 Pub demolition plans generate 150-plus objections in a week
- 7 No starts, sarcastic cheers and a quick profit - A look back at Kieffer Moore's time at Town
- 8 Patient in 90s will fight Ipswich Hospital parking fine
- 9 Councils to be given powers to fine drivers £70
- 10 Village in uproar as primary school attempts to change historic logo