Attempted robbery in Bedford


Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Bedford on Tuesday.

A woman was walking along a footpath on Rothsay Road at approximately 1.30pm when she was approached by a man who attempted to steal her handbag, causing her to fall over.

The man, who is described as being of Asian or Arab appearance and wearing casual clothing, then left the scene in a vehicle without the bag.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact DC Lucy Arnold on 101, text 07786 200 011, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.