Hunt for robber who grabbed woman around the throat
POLICE in Swansea are appealing for information following a robbery in Upper Kings Head Road in the Gendros area of the city.
The suspect initially walked past the victim, a 44-year-old woman. But he later approached her from behind and grabbed her around the throat and demanded money. The victim handed over a quantity of cash from her purse.
Following the attack the culprit was seen to make off in the direction of Pentrgethin Road.
The suspect is described as male, white in his early twenties, thick set, dark short hair, unshaven and wearing white track suit top and bottoms.
The victim was not seriously injured during the incident, which happened at about 1.20pm on Thursday, August 8, but was left feeling distressed and shocked.
Officers are appealing to anyone with information to contact Swansea Central CID on 01792 450618 or 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 62130247376