Police hunt robber who targeted teenage girl in Barnsley

Man wanted over robbery in Barnsley
Man wanted over robbery in Barnsley
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Detectives investigating a robbery in Barnsley have issued an E-fit of a man they want to trace.

Police were called in after a 15-year-old girl had her handbag snatched as she walked through an alleyway near to Bowden Grove, Dodworth.

She told police the culprit was white, slim and had a spotty complexion.

He was wearing a baseball cap with a hooded top, with the hood up.

The incident happened at around 1.45pm on Saturday, August 23.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “The girl was not injured during the incident but left shaken.

“An E-fit image of the suspect has been produced and police are asking for any witnesses.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Matt Gregory in Barnsley CID on 101 quoting incident number 571 of August 23 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.