Attempted Bag Snatch in Swyncombe Avenue
Woman kicked and pushed by youth
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an incident in W5 on Monday 18th of January at approx 2040hrs, Swyncombe Avenue.
A 28 year old woman was attacked by a man who attempted to snatch her designer handbag.
During the altercation, the woman was kicked and pushed onto the floor.
The suspect ran off along Swyncombe Avenue into Boston Manor Road before heading south towards The Ride.
He's described as a white male, around 16 year old, slim build, 5’10” tall, wearing dark brown/black “bomber” style jacket and dark bottoms. He was also possibly wearing a baseball cap or hat.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact local police on 0300 123 1212.
Alternatively, please contact CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.