A report of robbery in Cowes on the Isle of Wight is prompting an appeal for more witnesses.
A 27-year-old woman from Lancashire was walking with a friend along an alleyway between Milton Road and Stanley Road near the Kingston Arms pub between 6.20pm and 6.30pm on Saturday, August 13, 2011.
She was assaulted by a man who stole her Samsung mobile phone before running away towards Tennyson Road.
The victim was shocked but not hurt in the robbery.
Detectives would like to thank everyone in the local community for their assistance with enquiries so far.
A possible suspect was described as:
- 5 ft 5 ins tall
- Approximately 16 years old
- Slim build
He was wearing a dark hooded top with the hood up, and dark trousers.
Police are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about the suspect’s identity or witnesses who saw a man running in the Tennyson Road area early on Saturday evening (August 13).
People with information are asked to contact Isle of Wight CID at Newport Police Station by phoning 101 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.