CCTV released in Canton bag snatch investigation

July 26, 2012 No Comments »

Police would like to speak to this man about the handbag snatch earlier this month.

Police have released this CCTV image of a man they want to speak about a handbag theft in Canton.

A 44-year-old woman was dragged to the floor and left with cuts and grazes to her arm and knee and two broken fingers after the incident at around 5.20pm on Monday July 16.

The victim walked into a lane just off Cowbridge Road East, when a man ran up behind her and snatched her handbag.

The thief ran off with the stolen handbag in the direction Severn Road onto Cowbridge Road East.

Anyone with information about the man in the CCTV image or the man himself is asked to contact DC John Arlotte at Fairwater CID on 02920 527248 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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