Scunthorpe

Elderly woman robbed as she returned home from Christmas shopping in Scunthorpe

An elderly woman has been knocked to the ground and robbed as she returned home from Christmas shopping in Scunthorpe.

The woman had her handbag containing an amount of cash stolen in the robbery in the Doncaster Road area at around 4.20pm on Saturday, December 10.

Luckily she was unhurt following the attack.

Detectives from Humberside Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery.

Anyone who knows who he is should call the force on 101, quoting crime reference number B1/2235000.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.