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Police search for this man after woman robbed in Burley street

Police have issued an e-fit of a man they want to identify in connection with a robbery in the Burley/Hyde Park area of Leeds.

Leeds District Police would like to speak to anyone who has information about the man pictured regarding a robbery on Victoria Terrace on May 13.

It took place at about 12.30pm after the 25-year-old female victim was approached from behind by a man as she walked down the hill towards Belle Vue Road.

The suspect grabbed at her bag and eventually pulled it from the victim despite her efforts to resist.

He then made off and into a waiting car with the bag which contained an Apple laptop and an amount of cash.

Anyone who can identify the man or who witnessed the offence is asked to contact PC 1594 Smith at the Leeds District Crime Team on 101 referencing crime number 13200238754. 

Information can also be given online or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.


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