Phone snatched in Washington

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.
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A WOMAN’S phone was snatched in a robbery in Washington.

The 20-year-old was getting off the M2A bus in Westerhope Road, Barmston, at around 8.30pm on Monday when her phone was grabbed.

The man who made off with the woman’s mobile phone is described as in his late 50s to early 60s, of large build and wearing dark clothing.

Extra officers are on patrol in the area carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance to the community.

Anyone who may have been on this bus or in the area at the time can contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 1155 061014, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.