A cyclist has tried to rob a woman near an underpass in Peterborough.

The police were summoned yesterday evening (Wednesday, November 7) shortly before 7:00 pm on reports of attempted robbery in Welbourne, Werrington.

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At 5:00 pm, a woman in her fifties walked to the Gatenby underpass, when she was approached by someone on a bicycle, who grabbed her wrist and tried to grab her handbag.

The victim screamed and the offender rode off empty-handed.

The offender is described as a white man in his late teens of medium height wearing a navy jacket and a navy hoodie and riding a light mountain bike.

Anyone with information will be asked to contact the police by calling 101 at 35/43314/18.


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