Attempted robbery of 18-year-old St Albans woman

PUBLISHED: 13:28 07 October 2009 | UPDATED: 14:30 06 May 2010

A MAN in his sixties is being sought by police following an attempted robbery in St Albans on Saturday afternoon ( October 3). An 18-year-old woman from St Albans was walking along a bridlepath on Jersey Lane at 3pm when a man who was walking in the oppos

A MAN in his sixties is being sought by police following an attempted robbery in St Albans on Saturday afternoon ( October 3).

An 18-year-old woman from St Albans was walking along a bridlepath on Jersey Lane at 3pm when a man who was walking in the opposite direction approached her and blocked her way.

He tried to grab her bag from her shoulder but she managed to pull herself free and run off.

The man was white and around 6ft tall. He was reported to have been wearing a long blue trench coat and a blue hood or cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Julian Lane on 0845 33 00 222 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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