A pensioner was injured after a thug robbed her in a daylight attack in Sunderland.
The 84-year-old was walking along Bainbridge Holme Road near the city centre when the man came at her from behind and grabbed her bag from her arm.
He ran off, leaving the pensioner with minor injuries.
The robbery took place on Monday at about 12.40pm.
Anyone with information is asked to phone police on 101 ex 69191.