POLICE are appealing for information after a bag-snatch in Bingley.

A woman in her fifties was walking along Keighley Road when someone grabbed her handbag from behind, close to the junction with Evergreen Walk in the town at about 11pm on Saturday, September 30 .

The victim, who was not hurt, grabbed the strap to stop it from being taken but the suspect managed to pull the bag away from her and run off towards the town centre.

The suspect is believed to be a male of average height who was wearing a woolly hat.

Anyone with information should contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13170453538.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.