Police launch hunt after elderly woman robbed on Corkerhill Road

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Officers are appealing for information after a woman was robbed on Tuesday, February 4.

Around 11.45am on Tuesday morning, a 64 year-old woman was standing on Corkerhill Road at its junction with Linthaugh Road, when she was approached by a man who forcibly grabbed her handbag from her.

The woman received minor injuries however she did not require hospital treatment.

The man responsible is described as white, 15-20 years of age, around 5ft 10 inches in height and of slim build with brown hair.

He was wearing a blue padded jacket, black jogging trousers and black trainers.

Constable Sean Kennedy of Greater Glasgow Division’s Robbery Unit said: “This was a frightening experience for the woman and we want to speak to anyone who may have seen this robbery place, or has information that will assist our enquiry.

“Anyone with information should contact Helen Street Police Station through 101 quoting reference number 1228 of 4th February. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”