POLICE have issued a description of a man they want to trace after an elderly woman had her handbag snatched in broad daylight.
The woman, who is in her 80s, was walking along West Avenue, Rudheath, at about 3.20pm on Wednesday, March 14, when the incident occurred.
The offender, who is described as white, of slim build and 5ft 9ins tall, was wearing a beige and dark-coloured fleece with the hood up.
After snatching the bag, which contained personal items and the victim's medical prescriptions, he ran off in the direction of Grange Road and East Avenue.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at around that time is asked to call police on 0845 458 6392 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.