Police appeal after woman robbed at knifepoint in Swansea city centre
Police are hunting a man who robbed a 38-year-old woman at knifepoint in Swansea city centre.
The incident happened on Walter Road at around 8.40pm on Tuesday, October 30.
The victim was sitting in her Ford Ka car when the suspect got in via the passenger door and threatened her and demanded that she drive away. She saw that he was armed with a knife.
Detectives say the woman refused the demand before the man made off with a cream coloured handbag which was empty, and ran past the RBS Bank and down George Street.
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Officers have released a description of the man they want to speak to in connection with the incident. He is describd as being around 5ft 8in tall, of slim build and wearing a dark hooded top or coat and light coloured stone wash jeans.
Detective Sergeant Steve Daniels of Swansea Central CID said: “The lady involved was not hurt during the incident, but was badly shaken up.
“I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of RBS Bank or the New Goldfinch Takeaway on Walter Road, and saw the incident or has any relevant information to come forward."
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.