Woman injured in struggle with robber

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Police in Kirklees are appealing for witnesses after a man followed a woman before snatching her phone.

The woman was walking towards on New North Road, Heckmondwike at around 9.40pm on Friday April 4 when she noticed she was being followed.

The man grabbed her iPhone and a struggle took place before he ran away with the mobile.

He is described as Asian, in his early to mid-20s, with short dark hair, of average build and was wearing dark clothing.

Det Con Andy Clayton of Huddersfield CID said: “The victim sustained slight injuries to her wrist and was understandably distressed by the incident.

“We are conducting enquiries in the local area and I would appeal for anyone who witnessed this incident or has information as to those responsible to come forward on the non-emergency number 101.”