Police seek Matlock thief

Police are appealing for information about this man who they believe is responsible for an attempted handbag snatch.
Police are appealing for information about this man who they believe is responsible for an attempted handbag snatch.

Police have issued this picture of a suspected thief.

Officers believe the man is responsible for the attempted theft of a handbag that took place on Imperial Road in Matlock on Thursday, August 4 around 11.15am.

The victim in the matter was carrying the bag over her shoulder while at the same time carrying her young son in her arms.

He is described as wearing a long green, khaki coloured coat, blue combat trousers and black boots.

He was unsuccessful and ran off towards the Co-operative car park.