Woman is injured in attempted robbery in Hull

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Two men on a motorbike tried to rob a woman of her handbag as they rode past her.

The attempted robbery happened on Leads Road in Hull shortly before 5pm on Thursday August 10.

A 59-year-old woman was walking towards Sutton Road when she was approached from behind by two people on a motorbike. The pillion passenger attempted to take the woman’s handbag from her arm causing her to suffer minor injuries to her arm and the contents of the bag to spill onto the floor.

The motorcyclist and passenger then rode off on the bike turning left onto Sutton Road.

If you witnessed this incident call Humberside Police on 101 quoting log 400 of 10/08/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.