Hand bag snatched from woman

Scunthorpe: Appeal for witnesses after robbery

6 May 2015

Police were called to Gilliatt Street in Scunthorpe in the early hours of Saturday May 2 following reports of a robbery.

A 41-year-old Scunthorpe woman was standing outside Oscar's bar in Scunthorpe at 2am when two men on a motorcycle approached her. 

The pillion rider grabbed the woman's bag before riding off at speed.

The bag, a small black clutch bag, contained a Samsung Galaxy S3 mobile phone with a cracked screen, house keys and a quantity of cash.

The woman was not injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and for help in identifying the men responsible. They are described as riding a trials motorcycle. One was wearing grey Adidas bottoms with red stripes and both wore silver crash helmets.

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 2111702 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.