The victim, a 21-year-old woman, was walking in Kirkstall Lane talking on her phone when a man grabbed her and snatched her phone out of her hand.ã€€
He ran off towards Kirkstall Road with the victim's white iPhone 6.ã€€
The incident happened at about 10.10am on Thursday, October 20.ã€€
PC Anita Hazell, of Leeds District Crime Team, said: "This was obviously a distressing experience for the victim and we would like to hear from anyone who recognises the suspect shown in the e-fit or who has any information that could assist the investigation."ã€€
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC 6294 Hazell at Elland Road via 101 quoting crime number 13160501229 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.