Blond thief tries to snatch man’s bag

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted bag snatch in Carnforth on Monday.

The incident happened around 10.30am on Market Street outside the post office. The 45-year-old victim was approached from behind by a man who took hold of the rucksack he was carrying and tried to pull it from his possession.

The offender was unsuccessful and fled the scene. He is described as 5ft 6inches tall, aged in his early 20s with strawberry blond hair. He was wearing a cream coloured top with blue stripes.

DC Rachel Killinger from Lancaster CID said: “I would appeal to anybody that witnesses this incident or with any information to contact Lancaster police on 01524 596634or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”