E-fit of attempted Doncaster handbag robber released

Police have released an e-fit of a young woman suspected of an attempted robbery in the Balby area and are appealing for information.

At around 12.45pm on Saturday 14 April, a woman was walking along Cedar Road when a girl, described as aged 13-14, tried to take her handbag.

She left empty handed and the woman was not injured.

Police believe this incident may be linked to one later that day, between 3pm and 3.30pm, when a woman was walking along Douglas Road, having just left the butchers.

The woman is said to have been approached by two girls, described as aged 14-15, who then stole her bag before running from the area. The woman was not injured.

Call 101 quoting reference number 14/58028/18 with information.