Police appeal after Attempted Street Robbery in Ryde

police appeal after attempted street robbery in ryde

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery in Ryde High Street on Wednesday, November 2.

A 28-year-old woman was leaning into the boot of her car outside Iceland just after 2pm, when a man approached her.

While talking to her, he grabbed the strap of her handbag but failed to steal it.

PC Leah Fearn from Newport CID said:

“This incident happened on a busy high street in the middle of the afternoon, when there would have been lots of people around.